Tasty Tangents

Food, life and other morsels

March 31, 2010
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Eating family style

There are things that are fun to eat, and then there are fun ways to eat things. I’ve always loved going to Asian, Indian or even African restaurants where everything comes on platters to be shared, so you can taste … Continue reading

October 24, 2009
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The big debate going into Thanksgiving was turkey, turducken or turpiggin’. (The former is a turkey stuffed with a duck then stuffed with a chicken, while the latter is a turkey stuffed with a whole cooked ham.) In the end, … Continue reading

March 24, 2009
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Instant Polenta

There are some wonderful innovations that have come about in recent years, not the least of which is instant polenta. Similar to Grits, the boiled cornmeal dish is reminiscent of oatmeal or cream of wheat in terms of texture, but … Continue reading