Monthly Archives: May 2013

Yes, there is a santa

Hey all, check it out! My food memoir, Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland, is in the fall booklist for the University of Iowa Press! http://www.uiowapress.org/books/2013-fall/biting-through-skin.htm Advertisements

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Rhubarb: Easy as Pie

I appreciate sour and tart flavors, fortuitous in the middle of Missouri’s May through June rhubarb season. Like pumpkins in the fall or sweet corn in the summer, rhubarb is a harbinger of season. And now this plant of farms … Continue reading

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Still life

My wonderful writer friend, Cathy Salter, just sent me this artistic still life. She’s amazing and I’m humbled!

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Savoring the books reviews!

Hi friends! I’m so honored by these articles about my just-released book, Savor Missouri: River Hill Country Food and Wine, in the Southeast Missourian, the Midwest Wine Press, Columbia Daily Tribune and Missouri Life magazine. Midwest Wine Press, article by … Continue reading

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Forage like an expert

Missouri’s undomesticated world is spilling over with bounty. There are wild and tasty foods waiting for harvest, but for those of you who wouldn’t forage in meadows or woods, consider your front lawn. Or, please, consider mine. For more, see … Continue reading

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Foraging for Fungi

Find hidden bounty in Missouri Despite words like fungus and spore and biomass we love to eat mushrooms. And from the looks of it, as recorded in books such as Missouri’s Wild Mushrooms by Maxine Stone, Missouri is a great … Continue reading

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