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Sugar Cookie Memories of Grandma

By Anne Coleman, published on Dec 28, 2009

Sunlight through the little window draped with plain curtains dapples the chrome-edged kitchen table. A flour coated hand pushes back wisps of gray hair from a wrinkled forehead. The worn oilcloth floor crackles under foot. And the fragrance in the air ... Heaven. There is no memory more alive to me when I remove Grandma's recipe for Brown Sugar Cookies from its drawer than this one. Great-grandma was already very old when I was born - in her 80's - and my memories of her are few and fleeting, but that kitchen, and grandma ever-present and baking in it, are etched into my mind with a clarity... (more)

Tags: family, childhood, memories, cookies, baking

Garlic, How I Love Thee!

By Anne Coleman, published on Nov 15, 2009

"Do not eat garlic or onions; for their smell will reveal that you are a peasant." Cervantes, Don Quixote (1614)

 Peasant I am, then!

When I was in culinary school, we were taught to start nearly every savory dish with the almighty trilogy of clarified butter, garlic and shallots. We would spend countless hours peeling and mincing garlic by hand, most  often with our chef's knives. I would go home reeking of garlic, hoping my husband and two small daughters, wouldn’t mind.

 "No one is indifferent to garlic. People either love it or hate it, and most good cooks... (more)

Tags: cooking, food, garlic

Food Inc. DVD Releases Today

By Anne Coleman, published on Nov 2, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - Dinner will never look the same again when the " all powerful wake-up call for consumers," (NewYorkTimes.com) Food, Inc., arrives on Blu-ray Disc and DVD November 3 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. "Bracing, compassionate, witty and compelling," (Time) Food, Inc. exposes the highly mechanized substructure that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of the government’s regulatory agencies, the USDA and FDA.

Using animation and graphics, Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Robert Kenner (The American Experience) lifts the veil on the nation’s food... (more)

Tags: movie, food inc, dvd, food production, organic, food industry, what we eat

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