February 11, 2015
One of the first pieces of art I ever hung in the kitchen was a poster that showed how to convert common measurements — because who the hell remembers how many tablespoons are in a pint? It made us realize two ... Read More
February 6, 2015
A collection of eerily beautiful landscapes made entirely of junk food called “Processed Views” is the creation of photographers Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman who were inspired by the original photographs of Carelton Watkins.
Ciurej and Lochman have constructed lifelike ... Read More
December 15, 2014
[caption id="attachment_13227" align="alignleft" width="300"] Montreal Poutine, Shaved Smoked Meat[/caption]
Before heading home for the holidays I treated myself to Smoke’s Poutinerie, now “clogging arteries” in Northern California. And while this state ... Read More
December 1, 2014
One of our favorite classic cocktails — and one of the most underappreciated — is the Sidecar. To turn it into a seasonal specialty, we switched out the brandy for Calvados, a brandy made from apples.
What is a Sidecar? ... Read More
November 26, 2014
The Food Ministry just made my week. Here’s why: sometimes blogging is a tough gig because, well, I don’t always have something to say. There’s only so many cat pictures the internet can share before ... Read More