Category Archives: Other Folks Cooking

Langdon Cook – The Mushroom Hunters


  In the late 1970s, I went to work in the woods, on Washington State's Olympic Penninsula. This began a seven year stretch of wildland firefighting interspersed with more or less regularly attended winter and spring quarters at the University … Continue reading

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Great Piece from The Splendid Table


Check out this great little piece on The Splendid Table; Michael Pollan’s thoughts are right on the cutting board!   And stay tuned, ’cause I’ll be interviewing Lynn Rosetto Casper down the line a bit. Edited with BlogPad Pro

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interview with Michael Ruhlman


Check out my interview with the truly talented Chef and Author, Michael Ruhlman. Don’t forget to mosey over to his website either. Among his 20+ books! I think every aspiring home chef aught to have the following in their library: The … Continue reading

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Frijoles Mexicanos


Del sent a comment on the prior post, to whit; “Maybe you’ll know the answer here but I’m wondering about the use of black beans in a dish referred to as Tex-mex. No bean of that sort has ever crossed … Continue reading

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