I volunteered to bring a fruit-based dish to my family's Christmas brunch. I am looking for a recipe that involves fresh in-season fruit like (oranges or pears) that is not too complicated, but a bit fancier than just slicing some stuff up and arranging it artfully on a plate. [more inside]
I'll be in NYC from Jan 22 - Jan 24 and am overwhelmed with excitement and also panic about What To Do and What To Eat. Can you tell me what you love to do and eat given my wide range of interests? [more inside]
What strategies were used by peasants of medieval Europe to prepare for and survive the harsh winter months? [more inside]
tired of roast chicken! Give me recipes and meal ideas are: elegant ( you would serve it at a fancy dinner party), winter seaonal foods, intensely flavorful, beautiful, whole food ingredient based (ie probably no tins of condensed soup), have that wow factor that impresses guests, and bonus (but not super important) are 'paleo'.
What are some food things/crafts/hobbies you can only do during certain seasons, or in certain climates? For example: freeze distillation is only good when it's freezing out, canning is only useful when it's harvest time for a fruit. [more inside]
Me and my girlfriend are planning to embark upon a long adventure. We have never done it before and have some questions. [more inside]
Eating well (deliciously, locally, healthfully) in winter. Help me find some resources and inspiration. [more inside]
I'll be in Lviv and Kiev, Ukraine and Lublin, Poland for the last two weeks of January, and I'm curious about food and sightseeing options. [more inside]
In previous years I've made a lot of cookies to give away to friends and family around the holidays. This year I'd like to do something a little different, but still make it a gift of food. [more inside]
What could a small ice cream/frozen yogurt shop start selling in the colder months to keep business alive?
stop me from fattening up for the winter. [more inside]