Herbs from the garden for dinner. I can’t believe I’m still getting fresh herbs on Thanksgiving.
When I was little, my mother had plants everywhere. They were your standard variety houseplants – like spider plants – but she always had a lot of success with them. At one point she bought a Venus fly trap because they fascinated me, but that was really her plant. I was too young at the time to do anything with...
Why is it so damned hard to find five-spice powder? I haven’t seen it in years, even in the fancy, schmany suburban grocery stores with the big aisles. I don’t expect to find something so exotic* in the city, but in the suburbs, they should have it. *I don’t really think it’s so exotic, but Key Food does.