Best Food Reading for 04/17/2017

Recipe: Joy the Baker’s Shakshuka With Feta and Parsley “With its spicy tomato sauce and poached eggs, Shakshuka is exactly what you need for that weekend brunch spread, says Joy Wilson in her new cookbook” tags: f Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg and Lemon-Mustard Sauce Recipe on Food52 “The sauce…

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Best Food Reading for 03/03/2017

Sichuan Pork Wontons (Chao Shou) Recipe | SAVEUR “The recipe for these tasty pork wontons is from noodle shop owner Ma Yingjun. See Matt Gross’s article Flavors of Sichuan for information on hard-to-find ingredients. “ tags: f recipe pork Crawfish Etouffée Recipe | SAVEUR “Crawfish tails are cooked with tomatoes,…

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Best Food Reading for 02/03/2017

Salmorejo (Chilled Tomato Soup) Recipe | SAVEUR “Salmorejo, gazpacho’s richer, deeper cousin, is a cool, creamy soup typically topped with chopped hard-boiled eggs and salty prosciutto or Iberian ham; omit the pork to make it vegetarian.” tags: f tomato soup recipe Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links…

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General Reading for 11/20/2016

Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe – NYT Cooking “These festive truffles from Hannah Kaminsky, a columnist at VegNews Magazine, combine the rich flavors of pecan pie under a thin layer of smooth chocolate. Like traditional rum balls, these offer a slightly alcoholic kick, so be sure to monitor any underage guests.”…

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General Reading for 11/13/2016

Lasagna Roll Ups | Spinach Artichoke Lasagna Roll Up Recipe | Two Peas & Their Pod tags: bs lasagna pasta spinach artichoke Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna | bell’ alimento “Something like this Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna with Crispy Fried Sage. It hits the spot and yes still makes me want…

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Best Food Reading for 03/18/2016

Naan (Indian Leavened Flatbread) Recipe | SAVEUR “Unlike some other staple Indian breads, which are unleavened and crafted from durum wheat flour, or atta, fluffy naan is made with all-purpose flour and yeast. Traditionally, the dough is slapped against the chimney wall of a clay tandoor oven and baked over…

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Best Food Reading for 02/21/2016

Spanish Braised Chicken with Sherry and Saffron (Pollo en Pepitoria) “To make pollo en pepitoria that was rich but balanced, we brightened the lush nut- and egg yolk–thickened sauce with canned tomatoes (more consistent year-round than fresh tomatoes) and a little lemon juice. Adding some of the braising liquid to…

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Best Food Reading for 01/05/2016

6 Tips (and a Recipe) for the World’s Greatest Spaghetti and Meatballs | Epicurious.com “We spent hours in the Epicurious test kitchen developing a hearty tomato sauce and tender, flavorful meatballs. Sunday suppers will never be the same.” tags: f spaghetti meatballs Julia Child The French Chef- The Omlette Show…

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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 10/28/2015

The Fight for Authentic Barbecue – The New Yorker “Rocky Mount is within the eastern North Carolina sphere of influence, where barbecue means the whole hog, chopped, with a vinegar-based sauce that is flavored with pepper. To the west of the DMZ lies territory controlled by the forces of what…

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Best Food Reading for 10/07/2015

Why Is Everybody Freaking Out About Coal-Fired Pizza? | Food Republic “The century-old tradition has become increasingly fashionable outside of its usual environs” tags:f pizza The Only Thing Better Than Vodka Sauce Is Spicy Vodka Sauce – Bon Appétit “The magic trifecta of shallots, garlic, and tomato paste combine to…

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Best Food Reading for 09/13/2015

French Bread Pizzas With Ricotta, Roasted Tomatoes, and Pesto Recipe | Epicurious.com “Creamy ricotta cheese, herby pesto, and roasted cherry tomatoes give these French bread pizzas bright flavor and a fresh look.” tags: f french bread pizza Butter Chicken Recipe – NYT Cooking “In its purest form, it is yogurt-and-spice-marinated…

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Best Food Reading for 09/05/2015

HOW TO: Grow an Avocado Tree from Seed | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building tags: f Avocado Fresh Plum Tomato Sauce Recipe : Food Network “Recipe courtesy of Talluto’s. SHOW: Ciao America with Mario Batali” tags: f plum tomato sauce Pork Shoulder Roast with Citrus Mojo…

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Best Food Reading for 08/25/2015

Inside the Maple Syrup Beat: Reporter’s Notebook – The New York Times “Until I wrote about a very unusual robbery three years ago, I really did not know much about the industry that produces most of the syrup bottled by Maple Joe and other processors around the world. It is,…

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For the Love of Big Data: Approach to policy can determine outcomes

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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Post mortem on the 2009 vegetable garden

Last year I blogged about the vegetable garden I put in and my trials and tribulations in protecting it from critters. Today my garden looks like what’s shown in the photo on the right. I live and garden in the northwest corner of New York State in the United States.…

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