Salt Cod

This post originally appeared in the Bloomington Herald Times on July 27, 2005 There are some places in the world where not being a meat eater is harder than others.¬† South Korea¬† comes to mind, where our hosts constantly wanted to honor us by serving us meat, only to be bemused when I refused the…

Beets

This post originally appeared in the Bloomington Herald Times on July 13, 2005 Some people say beets taste like dirt and, I’m just guessing, they don’t see that as a plus. But in a strange and lovely way beets do taste of the Earth – of rain and rocks and minerals overlaid with a profound…