T. Susan Chang http://kenw.org en Recipe Rebellion: A Year Of Contrarian Cookbooks http://kenw.org/post/recipe-rebellion-year-contrarian-cookbooks "Just throw the whole lemon in the food processor for lemon bars."<br />"Don't just soak your dried beans — brine them!" Mon, 24 Dec 2012 16:08:00 +0000 T. Susan Chang 20824 at http://kenw.org Recipe Rebellion: A Year Of Contrarian Cookbooks The Hard-Boiled Truth About Egg Soups http://kenw.org/post/hard-boiled-truth-about-egg-soups The chicks arrived five months ago — eight gray, blond, black and tawny puffballs no bigger than the eggs they'd been hatched from a day earlier. They had a slavishly devoted audience within minutes and names within 24 hours. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 07:26:00 +0000 T. Susan Chang 18763 at http://kenw.org The Hard-Boiled Truth About Egg Soups Stand Back When Snapping Turtles Crop Up In The Garden http://kenw.org/post/stand-back-when-snapping-turtles-crop-garden Late spring in a New England vegetable garden is usually a time for the last asparagus, the crisp lettuce and arugula, the first pea shoots, and the first sprouting of warm-weather crops like peppers and zucchini. What you don't expect to see planted in your beds are <a href="http://www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/snappers.htm">snapping turtles</a>.<strong> </strong> But that's just what turned up in mine twice this week.<p>I was talking in my garden with a friend when I noticed what looked like a large leather satchel tossed in the strawberry bed. Fri, 25 May 2012 15:49:00 +0000 T. Susan Chang 11917 at http://kenw.org Stand Back When Snapping Turtles Crop Up In The Garden Overnight Breakfast: A Feast For Reluctant Risers http://kenw.org/post/overnight-breakfast-feast-reluctant-risers I've never been much good at mornings. For most of my life, I prided myself on being a night owl, the type of gal who could always handle one more thing after midnight — another phone call, a few more pages of a novel, a last turn on the dance floor. For years, I even showered at night. And if, in the morning, I couldn't produce a civil word before my first sip of coffee, well, that was a small price to pay.<p>The other price was breakfast. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:39:18 +0000 T. Susan Chang 10472 at http://kenw.org Overnight Breakfast: A Feast For Reluctant Risers