Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 31

  • When asked about the meaning of Christmas, my grandmother would always reply with a boisterous step, “Happy Birthday Jesus!” It’s about all one could expect from a woman who grew up with Buddha as the household deity, and still thought of going to the shrine as a punishment. But asked about the meaning of New […]

  • BLOG — Everyone’s fond of fondue

    Sheep cheese fondue

    Fondue makes a warming holiday party food that friends and family can gather around.

  • BLOG — Thick snow, thin skin

    Lucy's smiling because she's in here, and the cold's out there.

    I accept it. I embrace it. I will shout it from the rooftops: when it comes to cold weather, I am a total wiener.

  • BLOG — Super sumac, soulful shiso

    Sumac Fruit

    Two reddish-purple herbs from two Eastern countries share some interesting properties and add fabulous flavor to complement the taste formula.

  • BLOG – Back to life, back from maternity

    For real passed out in the Glen.

    Twelve weeks into motherhood, I’m stealing some minutes of my own, and a cup of decaf, and sitting down to write.

  • BLOG – The Yellow Spring… or is it?

    The Yellow Spring... or is it?

    When I first saw the Yellow Spring, my initial thought was, “That’s not yellow.” I mean, not really. It’s yellowish, ok, but if I were to see it without knowing its name, I certainly wouldn’t call it yellow.

  • BLOG — New York gave it her best croissant

    Croissant

    On a recent trip to New York City, instead of being humbled by my proximity to some of the biggest names and hottest digs in the business, I came ready to sink my teeth not in the grilled calamari but in a dog fight over what good food is.

  • BLOG — Composting is not a waste

    Lauren Heaton

    In this conservation era, as far as the kitchen is concerned, composting is my favorite solution. The treacheries of composting if done wrong are numerous and assaulting. But the benefits of composting, which doesn’t have to be complicated, always make me wonder why I didn’t start sooner. The first thing to know about composting is […]

  • BLOG – This summer’s butterflies

    Gadding About - butterflies

    This summer, I gained a new appreciation for butterflies. Oh, sure, I have always liked them—who doesn’t?—but they were so plentiful this year, so undeniable and in-your-face (often literally), I had so many more butterfly experiences this summer than ever before.

  • BLOG–Misoshiru a September comfort

    Lauren Heaton

    Misoshiru is one of the simplest soups to make as winter whooshes in.

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