YUM WEEKLY

PRODUCE DEP’T.

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I've spent full months' worth of my life, possibly more than a year, washing and trimming and chopping vegetables.

From Hmm Weekly
On January 16, 2021

SANDWICH RECIPES DEP’T.

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Recipes for anachronistic but entirely executable sandwiches

From Hmm Weekly
On January 12, 2021

Sandwich Recipes Addendum, Part 2

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WE CONCLUDE OUR extended presentation of select recipes from the 1923 edition of The Calorie Cook Book, by Mary Dickerson Donahey: “Menus for Reducing—for Upbuilding—for Maintenance,” available in the Public Domain, with a special addendum, because we kept thinking about a previous week’s recipe for Pepper Hash Sandwiches, which called for “any one of the […]

From Hmm Weekly
On December 12, 2020

Buy Two Pies

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WHEN TIMES ARE good, buy two pies. The first pie will be your primary pie. Maybe pumpkin at Thanksgiving, or apple for the summer barbecue. There’s nothing wrong with satisfying expectations. The second pie is your change of pace. Maybe a cream pie to balance out a fruit pie, or a custard pie to offset […]

From Hmm Weekly
On December 11, 2020

An Unexpected Snack Journey

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SOME THINGS ONLY exist in fantasy novels, which is the point. You read about them to imagine an experience you could never have in the ordinary world. They don’t all have to be things of awesome or epic character. Lembas, for instance. Through the decades since I first read Lord of the Rings as a […]

From Hmm Weekly
On December 8, 2020