Category: Food Philosophy

My Life in Food

Chocolate Chips

  Chocolate chips remind me of unselfish friendship. I have a supply – a seemingly never-ending supply – …

Oct 18, 2010

My Life in Food

Dinner Blues and some tasty Crispy Broiled Chicken

Tonight is a good example of how things don’t always go smoothly in Chef Heidi’s kitchen. It was …

Sep 2, 2010

Cooking in Season

Rotting Food Guilt and Other Messy Details

Some days I wonder if my public Chef persona gives a false impression of what really goes on …

Aug 9, 2010

My Life in Food

Camping Food, Post One: Bison Burgers

Wherein I discuss how to eat well while camping and not go insane with cooking stress. Plus, a great recipe for local bison burgers.

Jul 20, 2010

Cooking in Season

How to Freeze Summer Fresh Berries

A quick tip on how to best freeze the summer bounty of fresh berries: freeze on a parchment-lined tray in a single layer until firm, and then pour into a zipper-lock bag, label, and freeze.

Jul 10, 2010

My Life in Food

Lunch With Friends Week

I declared last week “Lunch with Friends Week”, which was a brilliant idea, if I do say so …

Jun 28, 2010

My Life in Food


I blame it on Ethnoecology. I can’t blog, write, work or cook, because of Environmental Studies 321: An …

Apr 26, 2010


Spider Cake

I do think birthday parties should be all about the food, and especially all about homemade cake. But, much to my children’s disappointment, I draw the line at shaped cakes. But my resolve was broken this year when I agreed to make my youngest son a spider-shaped cake for his 5th birthday.

Feb 6, 2010

My Life in Food


I love this: I wrote a pro-lard article and managed to get it published. And paid for. Twice. …

Jan 13, 2010

Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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