Casaubon's Book

Tag archives for vegetables

Long Cooked Vegetables

Lesley Porcelli has an article in this month’s _Saveur_, “The Soft Approach” that raises an issue that I’ve been thinking about for a long time – that perhaps we’ve gone overboard in our resistance to long-cooking vegetables. Don’t get me wrong – I grew up with grey, mushy broccoli and am grateful that those days…

Is It a Farm Yet?

I once wrote an essay about my son Isaiah’s wish for a farm. He has a farm, of course, but he also dreams of a different one, the one in his imagination. What was funny was that all the adults that saw his wish understood it so very well. Many people tell me how much…