Tag Archives: fall
The Best Mushroom Ragu
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness well underway, and vegetarians set to come to dinner on Friday, Jon and I were faced with the inevitable Sophieâ€™s Choice: Squash or Mushrooms? As far as Iâ€™m concerned, squash. Every time, squash. Cannot … Continue reading
Blaze and pumpkin minestrone soup
Last week, we took my visiting parents to Blaze, a pumpkin festival in a somewhat mythical place that city-dwellers refer to as “upstate”, which turns out to be about an hour out of the city near Sleepy Hollow. It is … Continue reading
Internet Blues and Pork Belly roasted with rosemary
The internet is down. We must telephone Time Warner. Itâ€™s been 50 minutes. Jon paces the room ruffling his hair into an unruly afro. â€œI have pretty much no confidence that this is a path of enquiry that will lead … Continue reading
Pumpkin Soup and Not Worrying.
Things advertisers in my inbox think I need that I didnâ€™t think I needed before I saw the advert, and now Iâ€™m not so sure:
Sweater Weather, Unlikely Nudists and Chicken Parmigiana Stew
This, from Jeanmarie, who heard it from a man she met on a windy train platform on her commute into the city one early morning.
Shred and Burn and Minestrone Soup
If you like to eat food as much as I do, then itâ€™s probably a good idea to put trainers on every so often and run like youâ€™re being chased.
Hot Spiked Apple Cider
If you are lucky enough to be given the keys to a cottage in upstate New York in the middle of Fall, then this is the drink that youâ€™re going to want to be sipping on the porch.
Roast Chicken with Lemon
When you move house, everything is unsettled. You canâ€™t find the scissors. You trip on the edge of the bed. You hear every creak in the floor, every tick of the pipes. Your stuff is in, but itâ€™s nowhere near … Continue reading
When I first started coming to New York, about 10 years ago, Appletinis were The Thing to drink. They were vivid green. AndÂ whollyÂ awesome. Then Cosmos came along, and that was the end of that. And then Cosmos too were over … Continue reading