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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Made a promise to the WORLD but mostly myself that I’d put up new dictionary words every Tuesday and Thursday. I’ve got shism to do and am too tired to generate new information right now, so instead I’ll share with you … Continue reading
Chutney: fruit/vegetable condiment; South Asian/Indian Totes practical, Adam Linder and I were at the Brooklyn Local food festival brought to us by the City Harvest organization, and we got these sandwiches from a place whose name I can’t remember for the life … Continue reading
Parsnips: Root vegetable; native to Eurasia, so says Wikipedia Root vegetables are what folks eat in the winter when they have nothing else good to eat besides squash and pumpkin, which are actually pleasing to the palate. And soup, obviously, but … Continue reading
Couscous: Grain; North AfricanCouscous is like rice but is technically actually a very tiny pasta. Better for you than most grains and very easy to cook: boil a few cups of water, add couscous, cover and let sit for 5 … Continue reading
Bolognese Sauce: Meat sauce; Italian Pretty much means a hearty and chunky meat sauce. As with most Italian pasta sauces, everyone has their own recipe and variation, but beef is typically a main ingredient as is a little bit of … Continue reading
Bean Sprouts: Self-explanatory; Asian These are literally sprouted bean plants that are specially cultivated so we can eat them. If people are not careful when they do this, bacteria can grow and give the eventual eaters E. coli and such. … Continue reading