The Pantry

Where Should I Buy a Spice Rack?

Here are some ideas from Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams-Sonoma, Crate & Barrel, Sears, Amazon and Sur la Table. My kitchen is “space challenged” so I am always looking for ways to condense anything and everything.  Choosing the spice rack that works best for you and your space available can be overwhelming because there are […]

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  June 1, 2011   No comments

I Love Saveur Magazine!

My new favorite foodie thing is Saveur magazine.  I was given a subscription as a Christmas gift from my nephew and his wife.  Have a look at their website and sign up for their newsletter; you will be glad you did.  The Editor-In-Chief is James Oseland, who you might know as a judge on […]

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  May 5, 2011   No comments

February Food Quotes

“We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” Epicurus (341-270 BC)  “It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.” Cato the Elder (234-149 BC)  “Fish, to taste right, must swim three times—in water, in butter, and in wine.” […]

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  February 24, 2011   No comments

Food Sayings

“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”  William Shakespeare “It’s good food and fine words that keep me alive.”  Moliere “Cookery has become a noble art, a noble science, cooks are gentlemen.”  Robert Burton “A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.”   Dr. Samuel Johnson

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  September 29, 2010   No comments

Food Proverbs

“Worries go down better with soup.”   Jewish proverb “Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.”  Chinese proverb “Of soup and love, the first is best.”  Spanish proverb “Laughter is brightest where food is best.”  Irish proverb  

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  June 28, 2010   No comments