Browsing Posts published in October, 2009

I picked up Organic Gardening magazine recently and found a piece by Maria Rodale, daughter of Robert Rodale, organic gardening guru of the 60s and 70s, and founder of Organic Gardening Magazine. She was recommending The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back to Basics Guide by John Seymour. I was reminded […]

Choosing food in a country where you don’t speak the language can lead to some surprising meals. Unlike most European countries, English is not widely spoken in Argentina, especially the areas where tourist aren’t found. Visiting Buenos Aires last winter I had one of those surprising dinners. The restaurant was small, only a few tables […]

Soups On

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October seems like soup weather. I’d been thinking about making some for days but hadn’t done it. I noticed a container of squash in the back of the fridge that needed to be eaten or tossed. My depression era mother taught me that food is not to be thrown out lightly but that squash had […]