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UPC
Much cheaper than FPC.
food 
15 hours ago 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 
7 weeks ago 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
Asti’s
A New York restaurant with opera.
food  music  NewYorkCity  opera 
august 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Purée Mongole? Apocryphal.
food  Mongol  pencils  soup 
june 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Purée Mongole, now with a photograph.
food  Mongol  pencils  soup 
june 2015 by M.Leddy
Purée Mongole
The soup that (supposedly) gave the Mongol pencil its name.
food  Mongol  pencils  soup 
june 2015 by M.Leddy
More adventures in sardines
With jalapeños. Lord have mercy. Other exclamations, too.
food  sardines 
may 2015 by M.Leddy
Some like it hot
One poem, two faucets (hot and cold), three “everyday Americans” (as we are now known), three smartly dressed sophisticates, five recipes. An old liverwurst ad.
advertising  dowdyworld  food  liverwurst 
may 2015 by M.Leddy
Sardines and capellini
Pasta, skinless and boneless sardines, olive oil, garlic, parsley, and red-pepper flakes.
food  sardines 
april 2015 by M.Leddy
Another sardinista
The Crow writes about sardines.
food  sardines 
april 2015 by M.Leddy
Gill Sans
A spokesgill-man for the sardine industry.
food  photography  sardines 
april 2015 by M.Leddy
Sardine moose
Field & Stream sardine ad.
advertising  food  sardines 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Zippy at the Summit Diner
In years past, our family stopped for dinner there many times when schlepping eastward on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
comics  fambly  food  restaurants  Zippy 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Another Cento
Only the finest lines from the poets of il dolce stil novo — Guinizelli, Cavalcanti, Dante — go into Cento Tomato Puree.
food  poetry 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Vietnamese egg cream
“Sweet drink made from egg yolk, sweetened condensed milk & club soda served over ice.”
food 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Domestic comedy
“We’ll just have to get phở -price phở.”
domesticcomedy  food 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Go fish
This photograph is for sardine connoisseurs, among whom I proudly number.
food  photography  sardines 
february 2015 by M.Leddy
Bread, milk, anchovies
A new shopping list for a snowy day: bread, milk, anchovies, garlic, Italian parsley, &c.
food  snow 
february 2015 by M.Leddy
Thompson’s General Store
Meat-eaters within driving distance would do well to visit Thompson’s General Store.
food  liverwurst  shopping 
february 2015 by M.Leddy
White stuff
Bread, milk, and snow.
food  drink  weather 
january 2015 by M.Leddy
Lament for liverwurst
“Once I lived the life of a millionaire,” &c.
dowdyworld  food  liverwurst 
january 2015 by M.Leddy
The McNulty
A new McDonald’s item.
food  humor  television 
january 2015 by M.Leddy
Food and the dictionary
“The adoption of ethnic food words into English is an excellent proxy for the moment our culture embraces these foreign foodstuffs as our own.”
dictionary  food  words 
december 2014 by M.Leddy
“Locally Grown”
“All produce, wherever it’s grown, is grown locally. The real question is where it’s sold.”
food  words 
october 2014 by M.Leddy
Demon bat-pepper
This one is the scariest I’ve faced.
food  photography 
october 2014 by M.Leddy
A strange strawberry
It’s like two, two, two strawberries in one.
food  photography 
april 2014 by M.Leddy
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