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“If you do not yet carry a Moleskine pocket notebook, you probably have never held one. I find it to be a near-perfect design tool for sketching and note taking. Not only is it excellent quality, it is perfectly proportioned,... Read More

20/05/2004

USDA Plant of the Week

Ephedra nevadensis S. Wats. Nevada jointfir Symbol: EPNE Group: Gymnosperm Family: Ephedraceae Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Duration: Perennial U.S. Nativity: Native NRCS Plants Database Image: ©Gary A. Monroe. White Mountains, CA. Usage... Read More

20/05/2004

The Art of Eating

“There are 1,500 bakers in and around Paris, and nearly every one makes baguettes. Yet hardly any baguette is a classic baguette. French bread is gradually recovering from the flavorless hell of white bread into which it descended in the... Read More

20/05/2004

Decapoda Crustacea

“Want some sea food, mama! Shrimpers and rice, that’s very nice!” –Fats Waller, American blues singer “I shall be but a shrimp of an author” –English poet Thomas Gray in Sketch of his own Character, 1768 “A shrimp who sought... Read More

20/05/2004