Artist in Residence 25: Mushrooms (or, I may be a hobbit…)

More than a decade ago, Deck and I made a trip down to California. We flew down to San Francisco, did a few bits of official business there, and met up with some friends whom we had known since,um, the … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Kitchen, 02: The Preservation of the Nation

Preserves, conserves. Jams and marmalades (anyone for onion marmalade? or oxtail marmalade?). Pickles and chutneys. Canning and bottling and smoking and drying and salting and and and. Every nation has its own methods and traditions, its own terminology – and, … Continue reading

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