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Monthly Archives: September 2010

So it’s about 94 degrees here and I’ve just finished making meatballs, first roasting and then braising them in the simplest of tomato sauces. At the beginning of September, I began to contemplate all the foods that speak so perfectly of fall: braised meats, risottos and stews, winter squash, apples, pears . Cozy, slow-cooked, warming […]

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Oh, Pimm’s Cup. Classic, refreshing, perfectly summery cocktail that speaks of evenings outdoors, tennis matches, Heathrow. September may be threatening the lighthearted kind of drinking that is perfectly expressed in July, but the weather’s still warm enough to justify a drink like this. The variations are limitless. The first I tasted fell on the more […]

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After picking blackberries along the Selway river in the warm afternoon of a late Idaho summer, the only way I could describe the damage to my skin is that it looked like a pack of wild kittens had been set loose on me. It really did, little nicks and scratches interlacing over every surface of […]

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