M.Leddy + food   212

Canned fish
The New York Times looks at sardines and tuna. Mainly at tuna. But the sardines are in there pitching.
food  sardines 
2 days ago by M.Leddy
Is there one in Hawkins?
Aldi Breakfast Best Homestyle Waffles are better than Eggo Homestyle Waffles.

Is there an Aldi in Hawkins?
food  television 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Rocky mayo
We scrutinized the Hellman’s jar: “KNOWN AS BEST FOODS® WEST OF THE ROCKIES.” Okay, but what about in the Rockies? Which mayonnaise can you buy in, say, Bozeman, Montana? Is there a dividing line that runs through the Rocky Mountains? And if so, where?

I found out.
food  maps 
december 2019 by M.Leddy
A short paws
Chicken paws are, indeed, not feet.
food  words 
december 2019 by M.Leddy
Planet Madeleine
When we journeyed east a couple of weeks ago, our friends Jim and Luanne had madeleines for us. Homemade madeleines, Jim-made madeleines.
food  friendship  Proust 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
More war
Coffee, Scotch, cheese.
coffee  drink  food 
october 2019 by M.Leddy
A toast tip
“Do not place buttered breads in the toaster, as this could create a fire hazard.”
food 
september 2019 by M.Leddy
A toast tip
“Before toasting bagels, slice each bagel into two equal halves.”
food 
september 2019 by M.Leddy
Eat a peach?
Imagine trying to eat a peach, or even an apple or an orange, in the manner described in Mrs. Humphry’s Etiquette for Every Day (London: Grant Richards, 1904).
food  poetry 
august 2019 by M.Leddy
Planet Slaw
It looks like the planet Slaw, surrounded by its mysterious metallic ring. But it’s really a bowl of “Asian slaw,” as delicious as it is inauthentic.
food 
july 2019 by M.Leddy
43.5
What’s the most expired item in your house?
comics  food 
july 2019 by M.Leddy
Lunch
File between Breakfast and Dinner, also made with Pepperidge Farm White Bread. A 1966 ad.
advertising  dowdyworld  food 
june 2019 by M.Leddy
Schools and TV dinners
The TV dinner and the virtual school proceed from the same model: one person, in front of a screen. Get out your laptop, or TV tray; it’s time for “school,” or “dinner.”
education  food  television 
june 2019 by M.Leddy
Shorabat addas, or lentil soup
We bought a package of Ziyad red lentils, and Elaine made soup. Did she ever.
food  soup 
march 2019 by M.Leddy
Duck Fat
Toto, I’ve a feeling that we’re not in Wal-Mart anymore.
food  shopping 
january 2019 by M.Leddy
Scones
So easy, especially when the legit baker in the house takes the lead.
food 
november 2018 by M.Leddy
Got goat?
The case for goat meat.
food 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Scene from an Eye-talian restaurant
The owners had thought of almost everything.
food  pronunciation  words 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Purees and spelling lessons
Comics are not just purees and spelling lessons. There’s also realism.
comics  dowdyworld  food  Zippy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Animal crackers in the news
Nabisco’s animal crackers are now cage-free.
culture  food 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
Who cans?
“Someday we’re going to ask a younger person where the canning supplies are and they’ll have no idea what we’re talking about.”
food  life  shopping 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
Hotdish
OMG: hotdish is so good.
food 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
Soy what?
The Washington Post reports that the Food and Drug Administration will forbid the use of the word milk in the names of plant-based products.
food  words 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
I tried a NYT sardine dish. I liked it, sort of.
food  sardines 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Sardines of the Times
“Seasoned with plenty of lemon zest, soft oregano leaves and some fried bread crumbs, broken up a bit and warmed all the way through as it’s tossed with cooked spaghetti, olive oil and maybe a ripe tomato, squashed between my fingers.”
food  sardines 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Jonathan Gold (1960–2018)
Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles food writer, has died at the age of fifty-seven.
food  LosAngeles 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
A mystery of the deep
Do you know what you’re seeing here?
food  photography 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
A summer salad
The first day of summer: Persian salad season begins.
food  summer 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Anti-Establishment
Striking back at the processed milkshake establishment.
dowdyworld  food  restaurants  words 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
Red Vines and vodka
“She likes tuna fish, she likes hot dogs, she likes Red Vines and vodka. So what am I going to make for Betty?”
food 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
The Clean Plate Club
Dammit, I always assumed that my parents invented it. But no, it was Herbert Hoover.
childhood  food 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
Items in a series
I suppose that if onions are your everything, this series makes sense.
food 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
UPC misspelling
“Be good to yourself this morning with a satisfing bowl of Simply Nature Organic Oats and Honey Granola.”
food  misspelling  spelling 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
UPC
Much cheaper than FPC.
food 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
Word of the day: zaatar
“In Middle Eastern cuisine: a condiment made from any of these herbs (esp. thyme) singly or in combination, with dried sumac, toasted sesame seeds and salt.”
food  words 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
DQ Breeze
Was there ever a Dairy Queen product called the Breeze? Yes. It existed.
fambly  food  memory 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
Representative Adrian Smith on “the necessity of nutrition”
Refusing to say whether every American is entitled to eat.
food  politics 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
Overheard
“I can’t remember the last time I had a Tater Tot. They’re so good. You forget about ’em somehow.”
food  overheard 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
The making of soup
“How to Make Soup,” a New York Times guide.
food  soup 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Snarking at waffles
Mr. Potter’s restaurant is serving “Belgium waffles.”
food  signage 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Unique Original Pretzel “Splits”
Ordinary pretzels : “Splits” :: cardboard box : log cabin.
food 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Peng Chang-kuei (1919?–2016)
Creator of General Tso’s chicken.
food 
december 2016 by M.Leddy
Smells like teen spinach
Teen spinach is at times awkward, at times moody.
food  names  signage 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
Post-Depression cuisine
Talking on the phone recently, my mom and I got onto Foods of the Past.
family  food  GreatDepression 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
Depression cuisine
“Freshness was not necessarily a virtue in the 1930s.”
food  GreatDepression 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
An apple name
There was a Granny Smith.
food  names 
july 2016 by M.Leddy
Shredded lunch
Shredded Wheat, avocado, lemon juice, salt, pepper. Yow!
food 
july 2016 by M.Leddy
Shredded Wheat hack
Materials: two Shredded Wheat biscuits, one bowl, one one-gallon plastic bag, one free hand.
food  lifehacks 
july 2016 by M.Leddy
Planter
Outside a North End restaurant.
Boston  food  photography 
june 2016 by M.Leddy
“Two Minutes About Sardines”
An essay by high-school student Fue Xiong.
food  sardines 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
One more reason to eat sardines
It takes fewer resources to catch them.
food  sardines 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Garner's Usage Tip of the Day: gyro
Bryan Garner looks at gyro , gyro , and gyros . Gyroses ? No such thing.
BryanGarner  food  words 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Saag and vindaloo
It finally occurred me to wonder what the words saag and vindaloo are all about.
food  words 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Involuntary Brooklyn
Olive oil and meat and herbs and garlic.
Brooklyn  food  memory  Proust 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Etiquette
“I like to eat with my hands. It gets me closer to the food.”
etiquette  film  food 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
No more chicken and waffles?
East Coast Foods Inc., the parent company of Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles, has filed for bankruptcy.
food  LosAngeles 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Domestic comedy
Measuring, counting, and soup.
domesticcomedy  food  soup 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Sold!
Barton Seaver sells Lynne Rossetto Kasper on canned sardines.
food  sardines 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: “a sleeping sardine”
“Is such a thing laughable? By no means.”
food  RobertWalser  sardines 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: comestibles, ephemeralities, liverwurst
“Again I am reminded of the most vivid ephemeralities, and what is alive is dearer to me than the immortal.”
food  liverwurst  RobertWalser 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Horehound on my trail
I come to sing (between coughs) the praises of Claeys Horehound Candies.
food 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
The Oysterette man
“When the N. B. C. let me go,” he told me, “I didn’t know what to think. I thought I had a job for life. But what are you gonna do?”
advertising  dowdyworld  food 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Sardine surprise
Portola Sardines in Star Trek.
film  food  sardines 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Proust revisions
Toast, biscotto, then the madeleine.
food  Proust 
october 2015 by M.Leddy
Sardines and sardines
I have always thought of sardines as a poor-people’s food. But now I understand that there were sardines and there were sardines.
food  sardines 
october 2015 by M.Leddy
Garlic, wild-style
Elaine writes about wild garlic.
food  garlic 
september 2015 by M.Leddy
Big fish, little fish
A 1977 advertisement for sardines.
advertising  food  sardines 
september 2015 by M.Leddy
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