Best Food Reading for 04/29/2017

North Shore Shrimp Scampi | The Splendid Table “On our way to surfer’s Nirvana, the north shore of Oahu, we stopped for lunch at Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck for an island favorite, shrimp scampi–the most garlicky, luscious scampi we’d eaten.” tags: f shrimp Roasted Corn and Chorizo Chowder | The Splendid…

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Best Food Reading for 03/22/2016

Asparagus and Two-Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust recipe | Epicurious.com “Get all the goodness of hash browns and a rich Fontina and goat cheese egg custard in this unexpected quiche. With fresh green asparagus and tarragon, it’s perfect for a springtime brunch, lunch, or light dinner.” tags: f easter asparagus…

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Best Food Reading for 12/20/2015

Chicken Shawarma Deluxe, No Rotisserie Required – The New York Times “This weekend’s recipe is not for rotisserie meat (though you could easily adapt it to the spit, should you have a Ronco or a setup for your oven or grill). It is for an oven-roasted version of the classic…

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Best Food Reading for 12/17/2015

Spaghetti and Meatballs All’Amatriciana recipe | Epicurious.com “Spaghetti and meatballs get spiced up with a classic Italian sauce. All’amatriciana hails from Amatrice, a town northeast of Rome. Classic all’amatriciana sauce is made from tomatoes, guanciale (salt-cured pig’s jowl), and hot peppers. Here, bacon stands in for the guanciale.” tags: f…

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Best Food Reading for 11/10/2015

Pork and Kimchi Dumplings Recipe | SAVEUR “Homemade dumplings take some work, but they’re worth the effort for a rich pork filling livened up with funky kimchi.” tags: f pork kimchi dumplings The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops | Serious Eats “The problem came down to two things: using…

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Best Food Reading for 10/31/2015

Hungarian Casino Egg Salad | The Splendid Table “This egg salad supposedly originated with a chef who cooked for European royalty before a stint at the National Casino in Budapest, Hungary. Odds are you won’t find this delicious dish on any Las Vegas or Atlantic City menu, but it is…

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Best Food Reading for 09/27/2015

Asparagus and Two-Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust Recipe | Epicurious.com “Get all the goodness of hash browns and a rich Fontina and goat cheese egg custard in this unexpected quiche. With fresh green asparagus and tarragon, it’s perfect for a springtime brunch, lunch, or light dinner. “ tags: f asparagus…

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What I’m Reading on 05/07/2015

Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple’s entry | PCWorld “With Apple offering its own tool for developers to see how their apps are selling, pressure is on specialist vendors to improve their offerings. On Wednesday, App Annie announced it had acquired mobile measurement company Mobidia to do just that.”…

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For the Love of Big Data: Why do data scientists want more data, rather than less?

Several weeks ago I was on the panel “Privacy and Innovation in the Age of Big Data” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Washington, DC USA. My role was to present the attraction and value of data but not to constantly interrupt myself with “but, but, but” for policy…

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Photos from the garden, end of June, 2011

Yesterday at lunch I wandering outside to see how the various plants were doing in the gardens around the house. Because of the generally cool and wet weather this spring, we are several weeks behind where we would normally be at the end of June / beginning of July here…

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