Friday, January 30

Colorful New Year

Not since the 1970’s have there been so many choices in colorful home appliances and accessories, Lea Eiseman told the audience at last years’ International Housewares Show. (She directs the Pantone Color Institute and helps select the Color of the Year.) But would a Lavender Cream stand mixer make me more likely to bake this weekend? I am not sure but I do know that manufacturers and retailers are banking on color to attract elusive

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Thursday, January 01

I’m an American chef and food consultant living in Connecticut. I work the savory side as a cookbook author and recipe developer but am known for my expertise in bread baking and desserts. As a food writer, I travel the world visiting almond growers, bakers, flavor scientists, pastry chefs and all manner of farm and fishery. Almonds are my passion. And the lens through which I view the complex world of small farms, agribusiness and the

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"Let no man fancy he knows how to dine
Till he has learnt how taste and taste combine."

-Horace, Satires, 2.4

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