Winnie’s Posole

  During a  visit to Number One Daughter and Favorite Son-in-Law in Tucson, we went to this cool food co-op (Food Conspiracy:  http://www.foodconspiracy.org/) , and I got some dried hominy and other goodies. Little Winnie (their Number Two dog, a chow chow) had to stay outside the store at a bistro table and entertain the…

Furikake: WTF

What The Furikake? My friend Jean recounted a wonderful dinner party she had with her family and salmon furikake.   It sounded like they had such a good time, and I know Jean to be a down-to-earth eater whose father supplied Alice Waters with mulberries.  What better foodie recommendation could I have to try this Japanese…

Broth Pageant

  This weekend I made another batch of broth, something I do every 2-3 weeks.  I was out of leftover chicken/turkey carcasses and only had a ham bone from a relic of a spiral sliced ham we had around Christmas. So, I was faced with buying some bones.  My local market regularly has these.  Imagine my surprise to…