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eataku:

I want these!

But shipping from the UK is ridiculously expensive. :(

http://www.firebox.com/product/6291/Salami-Notes?id=15173

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The New Yorker: Bee Wilson on William Sitwell’s new book, “A History of Food in 100...

newyorker:

Bee Wilson on William Sitwell’s new book, “A History of Food in 100 Recipes” and the pleasure of reading cookbooks like works of fiction:

“Recipes have a story arc. You need to get through the tricky early prepping stages via the complications of heat and measuring before you arrive at…

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theparisreview:

“There were days when Amory resented that life had changed from an even progress along a road stretching ever in sight, into a succession of quick, unrelated scenes. It was all like a banquet where he sat for this half-hour of his youth and tried to enjoy brilliant epicurean courses.”
Win Bassett on F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise, and beer.

theparisreview:

“There were days when Amory resented that life had changed from an even progress along a road stretching ever in sight, into a succession of quick, unrelated scenes. It was all like a banquet where he sat for this half-hour of his youth and tried to enjoy brilliant epicurean courses.”

Win Bassett on F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise, and beer.

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Seamus Heaney-Oysters

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"Parsley Does Thyme": A Self-Published Wonder

newyorker:

Peter Canby reads the third and most recent volume of The Upper East Side Cookbook series, “Parsley Does Thyme”: http://nyr.kr/XAk6Mx

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amandaonwriting:

Writers Tears Whiskey

amandaonwriting:

Writers Tears Whiskey

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myimaginarybrooklyn:

Monica Dickens, My Turn to Make the Tea.

myimaginarybrooklyn:

Monica Dickens, My Turn to Make the Tea.

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‘What on earth did I ask him to tea for!’ he said to himself, as he went to the pantry. He had only just had breakfast, but he thought a cake or two and a drink of something would do him good after his fright.
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (via worry-about-the-wind)

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myimaginarybrooklyn:

thenewinquiry:
The kitchen anchors the country’s economic, social, and political life, and the cook, as its figurehead, exercises far more influence over its course than is commonly thought.
The return of [home economics] courses to American schools should be sparked then not by that old spirit of “making do” but by a desire to mount resistance to those forces that would reduce the whole repertoire of recognizably human activities to so many one-click purchases or so much frictionless “sharing.” 
-Christine Baumgarthuber, “Workingman’s Bread”

myimaginarybrooklyn:

thenewinquiry:

The kitchen anchors the country’s economic, social, and political life, and the cook, as its figurehead, exercises far more influence over its course than is commonly thought.

The return of [home economics] courses to American schools should be sparked then not by that old spirit of “making do” but by a desire to mount resistance to those forces that would reduce the whole repertoire of recognizably human activities to so many one-click purchases or so much frictionless “sharing.” 

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