Archive | August, 2009

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

Game ON! Vote for my Finger Lakes Fantastic Onion Burger (and four sides) by clicking here, or send an email to Rebecca@VisitFingerLakes.com with “FLX Ultimate Burger Vote: Laura Kenyon” in the subject line. Thank you for your support and enjoy the recipes! Finger Lakes Fantastic Onion Burger Olive oil2- 3 garlic cloves, minced (Mullala Garlic)1 […]

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Cooking as a Spectator Sport: An Interview with Michael Pollan

Here’s an interesting interview with Michal Pollan on cooking as a spectator sport. I don’t agree with everything he says (particularly about the obesity epidemic; this has shaped my thinking on that topic) but the idea that cooking was a giant evolutionary step is particularly provacative.

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Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge at the Canandaigua Farmers’ Market

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Slice Dice & Spice NY is an effort by Visit Finger Lakes to promote local food. They’re hosting three farmers’ market challenges in which a total of nine foodies shop their local market to find ingredients to build the Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger. Once all the events are completed, recipes & photos will be […]

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Indian-Spiced Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

What can I say about this sandwich, except NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM ? Ok, I can say a bit more: it’s perfect for summer because you don’t have to turn on the oven. It’s got a curry/mango kick. It takes advantage of all that fresh arugula that’s available right now. And it’s freakin’ delicious. […]

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Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

Happy Birthday, Sadie! Today is Sadie’s 11th Birthday. And we celebrated, at her request, with a homemade ice cream cake. Make an ice cream cake from scratch is dead simple. (Time-consuming but simple.) Basically, I followed the instructions outlined in this guide and made a few tweaks. I’d recommend watching the video before making this […]

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Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge: IT’S ON!

Guess what? I’ve been tapped to compete in Slice, Dice + Spice NY‘s Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge. (YAY! And … gulp.) What’s it all about? Here’s info from the Slice, Dice + Spice site: Are you ready to watch us build the Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger? A total of nine Foodies have been selected […]

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