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by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:41 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: "Eventide" by Kent Haruf
Replies: 2
Views: 23893

Re: Kent Haruf's novel "Plainsong"

ubject: Re: Kent Haruf's novel "Plainsong" originally posted by MrsBrown on Jul 18, 04 - 4:22 PM Another recommendation here!! I read this because of the recommendations of Mr and Mrs MEF. What a wonderful, wonderful novel! It got a star in my list of books. There were parts where I sighed...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:40 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: "Eventide" by Kent Haruf
Replies: 2
Views: 23893

Echoing MEF's opinion of Kent Haruf's novels

Subject: Echoing MEF's opinion of Kent Haruf's novels originally posted by blm on Jun 26, 04 - 11:17 AM On MEF's previous recommendation I had read "Plainsong" by Kent Haruf (pronounced to rhyme with "Sheriff" according to Haruf's own University homepage). "Plainsong" w...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:40 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: "Eventide" by Kent Haruf
Replies: 2
Views: 23893

"Eventide" by Kent Haruf

Subject: "Eventide" by Kent Haruf originally posted by MEF on Jun 23, 04 - 11:10 AM Related Website: [url=http://www.salon.com/books/review/1999/10/18/haruf/[/url] Some time ago I read Kent Haruf's novel "Plainsong". It is a superbly written account of life in a tiny town in Colo...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Pea Shoots
Replies: 3
Views: 25650

Re: Re: Pea Shoots

Subject: Re: Re: Pea Shoots originally posted by MEF on Jun 25, 04 - 10:03 AM OK, so I served them raw in a salad at first, and, since reading your posting, I tried a braising/stir frying of bok choy, three colours of bell peppers and a big pile of pea shoots yesterday - makes for a wonderful (and q...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:38 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Pea Shoots
Replies: 3
Views: 25650

Re: Re: Pea Shoots

Subject: Re: Re: Pea Shoots originally posted by MEF on Jun 23, 04 - 10:55 AM Related Website: [url=http://www.growersguide.com/ag_newsfeb04f.htm[/url] Bad form, quoting without attribution. The quote was from an article by Carol Savonen, Oregon State University on a website called growersguide.com.
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:38 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Pea Shoots
Replies: 3
Views: 25650

Re: Pea Shoots

Subject: Re: Pea Shoots originally posted by llizard on Jun 23, 04 - 10:36 AM Ah yes, pea shoots!! I love them stir-fried with just a little garlic (and maybe some chopped ginger too) then tossed with some soysauce/sherry/cornstarch Now, why don't we remember to get them?? Perhaps it's because we're...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Pea Shoots
Replies: 3
Views: 25650

Pea Shoots

Subject: Pea Shoots originally posted by MEF on Jun 23, 04 - 8:02 AM Yesterday while shopping at an Asian supermarket I bought a bag of pea shoots fo the first time. I made a salad of shoots and scallions with vinagrette - it was really good. I didn't realize that these are pea plants cultivated onl...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: "An Ocean In Iowa" - by Peter Hedges - they laughe
Replies: 0
Views: 20007

"An Ocean In Iowa" - by Peter Hedges - they laughe

Subject: "An Ocean In Iowa" - by Peter Hedges - they laughed, they cried originally posted by MEF on Jun 21, 04 - 10:09 AM Peter Hedges wrote the book "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" which in turn was turned into a wonderful movie by Lasse Hallstrom (screenplay by Peter Hedges). &q...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: New York and Boston
Replies: 2
Views: 24125

Re: New York and Boston - visit chowhound

Subject: Re: New York and Boston - visit chowhound originally posted by blm on Jun 19, 04 - 6:11 PM Related Website: http://www.chowhound.com/newengland/boards/boston/boston.html We just recently discovered chowhound. It's a message board where people discuss restaurants. Both locals talking about n...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:34 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: New York and Boston
Replies: 2
Views: 24125

Re: New York

Subject: Re: New York originally posted by llizard on Jun 19, 04 - 7:48 AM It has been a while since I've been to NewYork City. There was a fantastic bistro that I went to (around 70th???) I'll search through my mixed-up files to see if I can find the name of it. Of course, it may no longer be there...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:33 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: New York and Boston
Replies: 2
Views: 24125

New York and Boston

Subject: New York and Boston originally posted by CAM on Jun 18, 04 - 11:43 PM Anyone with excellent restaurant suggestions for New York or Boston? I will be working for a few days in Montreal starting Monday, but on Friday we will be free as birds and plan to take a train down to New York for a few...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:31 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Excellent salad
Replies: 4
Views: 27213

Re: Excellent salad , arugula, cheese and grapes

Subject: Re: Excellent salad , arugula, cheese and grapes originally posted by llizard on Jun 18, 04 - 8:54 AM The salad sounds good. (It reminds me of the bread soup I had in Tuscany - great soup!) I bet not toasting the bread is better than toasting the bread. This sounds like another possibility ...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:31 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Excellent salad
Replies: 4
Views: 27213

Re: Kraft Kitchens

Subject: Re: Kraft Kitchens originally posted by llizard on Jun 18, 04 - 8:41 AM ................................ : While I don't particularly like the Kraft Kitchen recipes, they : do put out some nice pictures of food. It's just when I read : the recipes that I cringe. :..............................
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:30 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Excellent salad
Replies: 4
Views: 27213

Re: Excellent salad and repugnant magazine

Subject: Re: Excellent salad and repugnant magazine originally posted by MrsBrown on Jun 17, 04 - 9:49 AM It was the idea of the salad that caught me. It looked delicious in the picture even though I knew it had that impossibly sweet Zesty Italian dressing. If I had arugula in my garden, I would hav...
by bravenet_archive
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: bravenet archive - some earlier posts
Topic: Excellent salad
Replies: 4
Views: 27213

Re: Excellent salad

Subject: Re: Excellent salad
originally posted by MEF on Jun 17, 04 - 9:13 AM

Hmm....somehow I just cannot see the connection between Mr.Brown's repugnant magazine and the way you make lunch for yourself; is there one? Wait, now I see: whatever it says, avoid - right?