Tag Archives: Food

Weekly Photo Challenge: WARMTH

Warmth! A wonderful quality, whether it radiates from someone’s smile, from a fireplace, or from a hot cup of cocoa. There’s the warmth and  smell of freshly fried zeppoles, maybe. And the markers that tell us it’s warm outside — … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ANGULAR

This corridor in the Yale University Art Gallery is nothing BUT angles: while this tray of Indonesian skewers looks delicious — if you can get to it. It’s a little off-putting, with all those bristling angles:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DIALOGUE

What fun this theme is! At first I thought all my photos were essentially one-offs, that they had nothing to say to each other. Not so! Lots of them were just waiting to engage in dialogue. So I’ll begin arbitrarily … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GOOD MORNING

Probably 355 days a year I have exactly the same breakfast: One slice of Sargento Aged Swiss and one thin slice of boiled ham on a very lightly buttered piece of WASA bread, and a cup of tea. It satisfies. … Continue reading

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My Vegetable Love —

Now that my true love will be leaving me in three weeks or so — I want to confess my passionate summertime affair. Not this summer only, but every summer since I was a child — Here it is, my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CAREFREE

I like to cook, and I like to experiment with new recipes and odd ingredients, which is fine. The Hub is reasonably adventurous and if it doesn’t work out so well, so be it! But there’s often lots of dishes … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FORESHADOW (2)

Now what in the world do you think is going to happen here? You’re right! A concert! That was easy. Here are two more photos: what do you think they foreshadow? Oysters and good bread –You got it! A first-rate … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRESH

That they are, fresh from the oven, on their cooling rack! You’d better believe these scones first were, then were no more, in about two inhalations of a bite each. But they’re also fresh in another, more important sense. They’re … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (3)

We eat horizontally, but look vertically —  Looking down from above, here are some summer lunches, maybe vaguely Spanish in theme? Or Mexican, perhaps? A Spanish speaking, warm country, at any rate. And delicious in any language, this sort-of-paella but … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (2)

It’s about food. It’s almost always about food, for me. I like thinking about it, reading about it, watching it in the movies or on TV. And then I like prepping it, mise-ing en place: And finally cooking it, of … Continue reading

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