Posts Tagged ‘kitchens’
Why is a Toaster Like a Salad Spinner?
Both are simple in concept, do very simple tasks using reliable technology, and yet, why is it neither one ever seems to work quite right?Read More
Exhale! Inhale! We’re back in Italia. And Sleeping Beauty Slumbers No More.
We opened the door and the house exhaled. As though it had been holding it’s breathe since we closed the door last fall.
First things first, we flung open the windows and let in sunshine and fresh breezes; in the process we woke up a few sleepy spiders and sent dust bunnies flying.
Finally, it was Kitchen Assault day.
What goes on in the kitchen?
It was late into the lunch hour, there was only one or two other tables that still had diners and they were already puffing on their cigarettes, when the gruff, white haired waiter set the platter of grilled sardines in front of me. The gorgeous scent of charred fish skin seduced my palate, the puddle of olive oil invited me to take the first bite. I didn’t know a sardine could taste like that.Read More