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A GARDENER’S DINNER, EARLY SPRING EDITION

  I have to admit, I’ve been really bored with food lately. Bored with talking about it. Bored with eating it. Bored ...

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THE ENNUI OF SEMOLINA

You should make pasta because at some point, we’re all going to die. One way or another, late or early, peacefully or ...

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TWICE THE SOUP YOU NEED

Make some soup. It’s cold outside. Make some soup. It’ll teach you patience. Make some soup. You’ll be more human at ...

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POINT THAT “FLAVOR INJECTOR” AT SOMEBODY ELSE, MISTER

  A lot of people fuck up ribs. There’s just no way around it. They’re either too sweet or too dry or too mushy or too gloppy or too… just fucked up. And for something that is so much a staple of so much barbecue, this really is a travesty. In part, I blame competition style ...

Habanero clams overhead

A 30 MINUTE MEAL… NOT ON PURPOSE

I’ve always disliked the notion that there are magical quick fixes. That the kitchen and the time you spend there caring for your ingredients is actually just time spent waiting for the right work-around. Put that crap in a box or a jar or a cookbook, put some famous face on it and call it ...

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IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

So it’s the holidays. And as much fun as it may be to act like a snarky assholish curmudgeon, the truth is I love this time of year. I love Christmas. You get to not work. You get to be with family. You get all the good free shit that you’re usually too cheap to buy for yourself. Little kids ...

Mosquito

NEW PAGE: MORE FICTION, LISTENING TO A MOSQUITO BUZZ

I just added another piece of fiction to the page listings above. It's a story that I actually wrote quite a few years ago but recently dusted off and still enjoyed it. I thought it was worth sharing. Like nearly all of my fiction, it takes place in Idaho in areas near where I grew up or went to ...