July 18th, 2014
Sometimes just getting dinner made is a triumph. Luckily, Erin Gleeson of The Forest Feast serves up a simple salad to solve summer meal-time woes. Stacy Ladenburger takes us to her favorite restaurant Marie Catrib’s where the owner shared her triumphant spirit through amazing food like her renowned Hummingbird Cake. Diane Ruggie shares letters her parents sent to one another while her father was serving in WWII, including a recipe for her mom’s victory garden–inspired bread and butter pickles. That’s just a taste of the stories, recipes, tips + tidbits in this issue.
Table of Contents
An Introduction by Ingredient
Vietnamese Wraps with Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce
The Restaurant at the Center of the Universe
A Place Called Triumph
Illustrated by Cate Andrews
Fried Shrimp Po’ Boy
Balikbayan: Coming Home
Hope in a Jar
Bread & Butter Pickles
My Mother’s Daughter
Stop Looking and You
Will Find It
Paloma and Grapefruit Syrup
Stained Glass Maltagliati
Till Jam Do Us Part
Strawberry, Balsamic, and
Black Pepper Jam
Falling in Love with
Kiddie Table Uprising
Sara Zailskas Walsh
Frozen Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Watermelon Tomato Salad
A Guide to Summer Berries
Illustrated by Kelly Lasserre
Get ready to get your hands dirty in the kitchen and the garden as Emma Tramposch introduces us to Mission Pie, a business with a mission to help grow the community while serving up delicious food, including their hearty seasonal salad; Lindsay Kucera finds comfort in her dad’s blackened halibut tacos that she dreaded growing up; Kirby Engelman gives us a peek into the life of a beekeeper and shares her recipe for a honey harvest cake; and Emily Wallace shares the secrets to growing a giant pumpkin. That’s just a taste of the delicious stories, recipes, tips & tidbits, waiting to be devoured in this issue.
Gather round as photographer Yossy Arefi takes us on a blackberry hunt with her father and ends the day with a blackberry and rhubarb pie; Miranda Rake reminisces about her annual holiday brunch where recipes are clipped, gathered, and stored throughout the year in anticipation for the main event—and it wouldn’t be a party without her mom’s homemade cranberry liqueur; and Michael Harlan Turkell interviews two chefs, Alex Raij and Chris Cosentino, about how they gather inspiration for their next dish. These stories, recipes, tips & tidbits, and more!
In addition to the magazine, subscribers will receive a lovely food art print by artist Naomi Elliott that reads “People who love to eat are always the best people —Julia Child”.
This issue was kindly supported by Product of GIR, makers of the best spatulas out there.
Find out what taking risks is all about. Stacy Ladenburger shares her experience moving across the country; Diane Ruggie takes on her mom’s handwritten recipe for fudge; and Lanee Lee interviews bitters maker Louis Anderman about his risky career move. These stories, recipes, tips & tidbits, and more!
Inside Issue 11: Comfort we have a story that gives us a peek into the “family meals” at one of Brooklyn’s hottest restaurants, Battersby, written by Erika DaSilva; readers will meet the woman with a cure for hangovers, Ms. Linda Green the Soul Food Queen of New Orleans; and they’ll discover a lifetime through pies, including an eggnog one perfect for the holidays by Jonathan Shipley. Those recipes, tips & tidbits, and more inside Issue 11: Comfort.
Come along on a trip to Detroit where we discover urban farms, barbecue, and a bustling farmers’ market. Plus a recipe for Thai catfish salad 20 years in the making, swoon-worthy curry ketchup, and the ultimate salsa generator. Those recipes, tips & tidbits, and more.
Issue 9 will leave you ready to make your own great escape—hopefully to your kitchen. Inside we’ve got a Q&A with Bonnie Slotnick of Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks in New York City (one of my personal favorite escapes), we’ll take you the countryside of Italy where you’ll learn to enjoy the sound of silence in Italy, and get adventurous at a Louisiana crab boil complete with a trip to the bayou. Plus recipes, tips & tidbits, and more!
Issue 8 will bring out your adventurous side. Inside you’ll find an interview with Paul Berglund, chef at the Bachelor Farmer in Minneapolis, explore the market in Madagascar, treat yourself to everyday cake, and relax with the perfect margarita, plus tips & tidbits, and more!
Issue 7 brings stories about heritage. Inside you’ll find an interview with Patrick Martins of Heritage Foods USA, learn the secret behind Allison Kave’s First Prize Pies, follow one recipe as it’s slowly perfected from generation to generation, plus recipes & more!
From stealing a boyfriend and his to-die-for breakfast dish to stealing a moment away from the kids to being embroiled in a real legal situation, each story had us glued to the page. Plus, we’ve got an interview with blogger and chef Dana Wootton of Dana Treat and all sorts of recipes that are going to have you running for the kitchen.
From a gastronomic society in Basque Country to a community of urban gardeners in Detroit right down to a multi-cultural community of fermentations in one woman’s San Francisco apartment, we’ve got plenty of stories to get you inspired to interact with your very own community. If that’s not enough, we’ve got an awesome illustrated recipe from Jeannette Ordas of Everybody Likes Sandwiches and an interview with maker and baker Megan Gordon of Marge Bakery in San Francisco, all sorts of recipes and more!