anna brones

writer + artist + activist

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25 Things You Wish You Had Overheard a Foodie Saying

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“All I had to bring was this jar of homemade pickled carrots.”

“Oh the popcorn? Yeah, it’s the truffle oil that does it.”

“It was Sunday. So I got the pan-fried trout.”

These are all direct quotes that I overhead, or caught myself saying, in the last week. If you spend any time around food lovers, or are simply food obsessed yourself, and you will pick up on some humorous things. Absurd even. If fermentinfuse or are co-op are part of your vocabulary, you know what I am talking about. But don’t you just wish that the foodie world would take it to the next level? Here’s what you wish you had overheard.

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Written by Anna Brones

August 18, 2012 at 12:46

Honey, Ginger Sparkling Lemonade with Rosemary

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My friend Beda and I have an ongoing long distance food affair. Settled in a small town in Colorado, we send each other recipes on a regular basis, recommending new food books and asking for tips on what we should bring as a side to the dinner party we got invited to. So it’s only fitting that when I went to visit we had to make a recipe that complemented the late spring Colorado sun.

Believers in multi-purpose food and drink, we decided on sparkling lemonade, equally as refreshing for a post-hike drink as it is a balmy evening cocktail spiked with bourbon.

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Written by Anna Brones

June 6, 2012 at 12:57