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molecular gastronomy: fragmentary ideas

We all have projects nagging at the edges of our lives, just out of reach. Getting into the magical world of molecular gastronomy is my niggling assignment. I’m easing myself into it. No rush. There was a great article in Chronogram lately about it, which gave me yet another tug…

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july

July 1. Driving thought #1: I am capable but not particularly tough. My mother is tough but not particularly capable. Driving thought #2: Everyone is suffering and that’s not to say we can’t scream about things I mean I still plan to I mean when I see my friends liking…

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The Post Punk Kitchen and me

I was never a punk. The closest I came was Riot Grrrl, and everything but the music of that movement pretty much passed me by too. Growing up in The Hot State, I didn’t know any punks. Maybe some street kids hung out outside the co-op in the college town…

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spring awakening: thoughts on cooking

Sous chef Veronica, though she is 12 years younger than me and almost sorta could be my daughter, is also one of the smartest people I’ve ever met when it comes to cooking—I guess that’s what homeschooling gets you. She also has one of the largest cookbook collections I’ve ever…

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all vegans should go to Alinea

I went to Alinea and it was exactly like they said it would be. Twelve courses with wine pairing. All vegan (for us), of course. It cost more than any of the many expensive restaurant meals I’ve had, and it was exactly that much more amazing: without a doubt one…

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monday miscellany: loving food, small stuff, cervixes, new paltz & androgynous women!

Links for the long holiday downtime! Ideas in Food: blows my mind every single damn day. Chadzilla: A hotel chef’s experiments with molecular gastronomy. Photos of My Cervix: for people (not just women!) interested in the Fertility Awareness Method, or just interested in looking at one woman’s cervix throughout one…

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New Yorker Whiteboy Watch: all of May 2008

The NYerWbW is a regular feature whereby my mother and I keep track of the male/female breakdown in The New Yorker magazine. We include stats on the front section of short pieces (“Talk of the Town,” sometimes referred to as TotT) the main features section, the reviews section, (“The Critics”),…

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