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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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Here in San Francisco, we don’t really get a summer. I do my best to keep mum about this, but it’s kind of a weirdly overpowering phenomenon: while the rest of the country is in the thrall of muggy nights and the joys of popsicles and days at the beach, we are wrapped in our […]

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Last summer, I spent a few days camping with my friend Mikel and a crazy Frenchman he picked up in Austin named Dimitri. The crazy Frenchman prepared impressive meals for us nightly on a propane Coleman stove, taking frequent breaks to smoke cigarettes and drink cans of Budweiser. One night he made an interesting melange […]

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