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The Peasant Grill is a real crowd pleaser

The Peasant Grill is a real crowd pleaser

If you are up on the local (or even national) news at all, you’ll know why I decided it was time to pay my first visit to The Peasant Grill in Hopewell. Call it a little show of foodie solidarity. I’d never been before, although I’d always heard good things, so now was the time to rectify that … Continue reading

All the best…

All the best…

Visions of sugar plums may run through some people’s heads at night, but for others of us, it’s more likely to be truffles, or pork belly, or who knows what gourmet treat. Of course, I can’t remember ever having a sugar plum, so maybe this is not surprising. Now that could be a good culinary project … Continue reading

Take it back!

Today I raise a question that has preoccupied me since a dinner out with friends last summer. What should you do when you hate, hate, hate your entrée? (Or whatever dish, of course.) At this dinner, one friend found her poussin (baby chicken) tough and bland. She requested and got a sharp knife, which cut … Continue reading

Bad Science

There’s a lot of bad science out there. Even I, a non-scientist, can tell. We are constantly bombarded with misinformation, and a lot of it has to do with food and health. We have become a nation bizarrely obsessed with health and medicine. It seems that nearly every article in the newspaper is related to health and … Continue reading

Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats

I am getting on my bandwagon today, because this topic just keeps hitting me in the face lately. I’ve read a few of the books out there about the true cost of cheap food, and cheap products in general.  Like so many things that seem wonderful at first glance, that “too good to be true” … Continue reading