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I received a note about this new market totebag, and it appealed to my design sensibility as well as my farmers’ market fanaticism. The Mercado market bag, created by toy designer Peter Wachtel, is made of cotton canvas and nylon … Continue reading
I’m investing my time this week toward two goals: 1) learning to use a new camera (a Canon Rebel xsi, if you’d care to know) so that I can create better photos to share with you here on writes4food; and … Continue reading
An item in the latest Bon Appetit prompted me to try a new nonstick pan, with great results. I highly recommend. Continue reading
For Christmas, my grandmother gave me a treasure, truly: her set of painted Pyrex mixing bowls. They’d been in her kitchen since forever and are thoroughly loved and well used. I’ve been seeking a set of vintage Pyrex mixing bowls … Continue reading
Both my mother and brother, excellent cooks both of them, own a mortar/pestle set. Huge stone bowls with hefty pestles—these sit prominently on the counter in their respective kitchens, mostly used for grinding fresh pepper. I, however, remained unconvinced of … Continue reading
Completely non food-related, but I had to post about my new favorite thing: a pair of New Balance newSky shoes. They’re made of 95% postconsumer recycled PET bottles, a thin, comfortable sole and chartreuse laces. Each pair uses about 8 … Continue reading
On a recent visit to several antique shops, I scored this: a vintage Anchor-Hocking Automatic Food Chopper. I place the word ‘Automatic’ in air quotes, because there’s really nothing automatic about it. But it’s super handy, and it resembles a … Continue reading