February 13, 2005
Posts of the Week
Too Many Chefs post of the week

Posts of the week - For our children's children.

Each week we pick three posts from the vast infinitely expanding blogosphere to highlight. Here's this week's crop in no particular order:

1. That whole religion thing was big, big, big in the middle ages. With the advent of Lent (hey two seasons for one in that line), Medieval cuisine blog The Thorngrove Table lets us know just what saying goodbye to meat meant to the medieval household.

I. Evelyn at Surfeit of Lampreys demonstrates in a post on Spaetzle a procedure I use all the time. Evelyn has assembled a batch of recipes for the quintessential Swiss dish and is trying to work out just what makes a perfect spaetzle. By looking at many recipes you can work out what exactly is essential about a dish and end up either giving you blessing to an existing recipe or adding one more version to the mix.

A. Deb at Murray Hill 5 describes herself as a bi-polar baker. For weeks she'll go without wanting to even look at a recipe and then wham! - she's jumpiong into a complicated creation with both feet. This week, her complicated cretion is a beautiful black pearl ganache. I hope her feet were clean when she jumped in...

Next week - part two of the first part of the continuing saga that ran to fourteen parts on the second half of the first season of the first year of Posts of the Week.

Or maybe we'll just see you again soon.

Posted by Barrett in Maryland at February 13, 2005 2:16 PM | TrackBack Print-friendly version

Oh man! I forgot to check my feet! Thank you for making my attempt at ganache one of your posts of the week, that is pretty darn cool. Cheers!

Posted by Deb on February 14, 2005 at 12:00 AM
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