Ambush Gumbo Want to preserve your family's history? Recipes and photos go a long way, and I'd love to help you collect both. Tell me a little more about the meals you share together, and I'll reach out about [...]
Beef Stew Ingredients 1.5 lbs Chuck meat (cut to 1/2 in cubes) 2-3 TBS oil (for browning the meat) 4 C hot water 1/4 C flour (for roux) 1 TBS lemon juice 1 TBS Worcesteshire 2 garlic cloves 1 medium onion 6 bay [...]
In the Kitchen with the Bouloubasis Family “Do you want some coffee?” That's the first question Lisa asks after welcoming me into her home. "I wanted to have baklava ready, but I’m really behind on my baking. It would have been nice to have dessert for you.” I [...]
Fresno, California 2012 There's something nostalgic about this scene to me - something reminiscent of Louisiana. Lattice, a bird feeder, improvised columns (one of which is barely holding on), a hose, even the grass growing up through the middle of the sidewalk; all remind me of an unclaimed memory from my childhood.
Fresno, California 2012 The Christmas decorations are what initially caught my eye - this was captured mid-February, during a warm and early spring.
In the Kitchen with the Chavoor Family Kathleen (pictured right) is someone I've called a friend for a few years now. Most of our shared time has revolved around food - maybe an occasional conversation about relationships, or art, but mostly food. I've held great respect for the ways that [...]
I've long been obsessed with the tactile nature of agriculture. The orchards and fields that bear our fruits and vegetables become a blur when we're driving through them on what may seem like an endless or mundane commute, but I've learned through harvest projects that these can be visually rich scenes, so I started exploring [...]
American Regional Cuisine The 2015 World's Fair—EXPO Milano—was the first in the event's 160+ year history in which the entire focus was on food; specifically, how we'll grow, source and prepare enough to eat as the planet's population approaches 9 billion people. As part of it's three-story pavilion, the United States offered a [...]
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