Hunting the Phở

Let’s get this out of the way first: it is possible to get bad phở in Vietnam.

This surprised me. Phở, (pronounced “fuh”, if you didn’t know), is an intricately seasoned noodle soup, and, if not the national dish of Vietnam, must at least be the national soup. It is also the first soup to get [...]

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Beets are Beautiful

My dear friend Rebecca Terk, the passionate gardener and food preparer formerly of Flying Tomato Farms, and now writing for Big Stone Bounty, just moved from Vermillion, SD to Ortonville, MN. A letter and a blog post detail her beet pickling process, and since I did this myself about 3 weeks or so, I thought [...]