Monthly Archives: February 2007

Dinner Party: Andean Potato Stew

Last weekend Nick and I met our friends Ben and Ruchama at the Garfield Conservatory for their annual Chocolate Fest.  We did not succeed in sampling any of the chocolate due to the huge crowds, but we were able to warm up in the dewy, climate-controlled gardens for a bit.  The conservatory is a gorgeous […]

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evan - I really hope that we are both living in Chicago at the same time at least for a little while. I would be very happy to be able to enjoy a few dinner parties with you!

melissa_cookingdiva - Great photos Gemma! loved the recipe…We actually use and grow “annato seeds” in Panama too. We call it achiote. It is sold in supermarkets in seed and paste form. I also know it is used as herbal medicine to cure skin allergies :)
Un abrazo,

D - That’s one fine looking salad!

Anonymous - Just found your blog and really enjoyed it. Keep up the good eating and good writing!

Next generation star trek - I love your blog so much, and there are just some differences with others’. Hope there will be more wonderful things in your blog. Happy every day!

Gemma - Thanks everyone!

Algonquin Sub Shop – Revisited

Nick and I stopped by the Algonquin Sub Shop this past weekend on our way back to the city.  If you are ever in the area and looking for a sandwich, there is no reason to stop anywhere else.  I posted nearly 2 years ago about another visit, but ate my sandwich before I had […]

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jeannette - the where’s waldorf is totally my kind of sandwich! it sounds lovely and i think i’ve got to try to replicate it at home now. you and your husband sure are cuties!

A friend of the Ryals! - Hehe I love the Ryals they are great people and I really believe thats why there shop is so amazing! Their sandwiches are so good! I’ve never actually picked the sandwich I wanted to eat they always just gave me one and I loved it!