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Culinary History

Tu B’Shevat 2017

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Complete Meal, Culinary History, Holiday, Jewish, Main dish, recipe, Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, Seasons, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I keep staring at the title of this post. For the past several years, I've [...]

Roasted Roots and Their Greens with Wheat Berries and Horseradish Cream

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Complete Meal, Culinary History, Holiday, Jewish, Main dish, recipe, Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, Seasons, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Roasted Roots and Their Greens with Horseradish Cream This warming vegeta [...]

Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

By | February 17th, 2016|Categories: Autumn, Culinary History, Jewish, recipe, Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, Side Dish, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , |

Tzimmes is an eastern European stew of carrots and/or sweet potatoes and pr [...]

Food Memory: European Plum Pie

By | August 27th, 2013|Categories: Autumn, baking, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Dessert, Holiday, Seasons|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  Years ago, I met a woman named Nancy Becker at a food professionals’ [...]

The Scripps College Olive Oil Project: That’s So 1890s

By | May 15th, 2013|Categories: appetizer, Award, Culinary History, old cookbooks, Salad, Seasons, Spring, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A person can get pretty biblical talking about olive oil, but Scripps Colle [...]

Happy Birthday, Dear Trees

By | January 25th, 2013|Categories: Culinary History, Farms, Fruit, Gardens, Holiday, Seasons, Uncategorized, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s Tu B’Shvat this weekend, the Jewish holiday that honors the annual reb [...]