Big, scary food I have loved

You won’t catch me jumping out of an airplane, rappelling down a cliff, or sleeping overnight in a hammock strung over a chasm. I do, however, regularly indulge myself in what some people seem to consider the culinary equivalent of bungee jumping: cooking for a big crowd. Most perfectly competent home cooks have qualms about

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In praise of rhubarb

Two feet of dirt was piled on top of the old rhubarb plant last fall. I mourned, thinking I would never see it again. I had a septic system installed and added a flush toilet to my bathroom. I consoled myself with the thought that I had divided the rhubarb and put the division in

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