things i’ve missed about america

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Dad’s cooking.  Especially these clams (manila, to be exact) in his spicy basil sauce.

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Pizza.  Even better with amazing cured meat from Salumi, the famous Seattle deli belonging to Mario Batali’s family.

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Fall.  Nothing beats the crisp air, vibrant colors, and warm clothes to bundle yourself into.

(Yes, sometimes I think about things other than food.)

Comments

  1. Courtney says

    Looks like heaven, Ann! Especially the leaves…and that takes A LOT to deter me from food photos. Missing you in KL and we’re thankful for the energy and zest you bring to the city. Happy Thanksgiving.

  2. Angel says

    i approve of everything in this post except for Mario Batali, who ironically poisoned me with clam pizza (picture 1 + picture 2). i still have not forgiven him and still shake my carnie fists of fury at him.

  3. biscuitwheels says

    Woch_Man: missing you, too!

    Courtney: Aww, thanks! I miss you guys, too — and I’m thankful that you guys are willing to indulge my fantasies of test-frying a turkey!

    Angel: I swear, your luck sometimes…