May 2011

I do enjoy store bought hummus in a pinch but I have been making my own for some time and prefer homemade hummus whenever possible. Homemade hummus...
Recently I had asked everyone here at Oldways to share their memories of Dun as we paid tribute to his passing. Having not met him, I set out to cook...
In time for National Mediterranean Diet Month , we caught up with John Mariani , author of the newly released, How Italian Food Conquered the World...
Competitions like American Idol and the The Biggest Loser draw in millions of people every week. But to my taste, another reality show competition...
I spent this past weekend on Manomet Bay. I decided that if the chill wouldn’t permit a dive into the ocean, then I’d delve into The Oldways Table...
I am sure it is not just because it’s National Mediterranean Diet Month that our favorite diet is getting so much attention in publications from the...
From the moment the March/April I 2011 issue of Cook’s Illustrated arrived at Oldways I have been waiting for an occasion to try this recipe. The...
My grape purchases tend to depend on price. But the other day as I was eating my $1.99 a pound seedless red grapes I began to wonder, are all grapes...
May 9th is a day of remembrance for Oldways. Today is the one-year anniversary of the passing of K. Dun Gifford , the founder and inspiration behind...
On Thursday night I had dinner at Via Matta with Frank Sacks of Harvard School of Public Health fame. Our dinners were terrific (burrata with pickled...
What do you think of when you think of Chinese food? White rice and Peking duck? White noodles fried in MSG? White dumplings stuffed with greasy...
My new adventure has begun at Oldways and with that some changes to my daily routine have brought to light the challenges that all of us working...

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