Counter Intelligence

Five on Food: Articles From the Wednesday Dining Pages

Posted in District of Columbia by melissamccart on August 12, 2009

1) Snob Appeal. Washington Post. Won’t someone knock heirloom tomatoes off their pedestal? I like the lowly Jersey tomatoes myself.

2) Image Problem? Don’t Pity the Bell. New York Times. I’m not alone in my green pepper dislike.

3) Now That’s Flour Power. LA Times. How to make perfect biscuits.

4) A Kernel of Truth. San Francisco Chronicle. Corn as dessert and other recipes.

5) Learning to Cook More Cheaply. Chicago Tribune. Five suggestions from culinary instructors.


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  1. Danielle said, on August 12, 2009 at 11:34 am

    I had no idea that there was an anti-bell pepper contingent out there. I grew up snacking on bell peppers, and growing them in my grandmother’s garden.

  2. houndstooth1 said, on August 12, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    Jersey tomatoes rule!!

  3. Amy said, on August 12, 2009 at 11:30 pm

    I don’t like them either! I could eat red peppers all day long, and like every other color pepper, but can’t stand the green ones.

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