today allergies rendered my palate dull. poo. kaiser needs to refill my allegra Rx pronto.
even with diminished senses, the world is rife with culinary adventure. chris proctor and i sauntered over to what we thought would be the first farmer's market of the season...only to find an empty parking lot. curses! however, a reconfiguration of the day's plans landed us in bell's bookstore, where i perused ancient (1920) cookbooks suggesting how to prepare roast mutton and how to properly rebuke one's serventry.
also: savory jello dishes? huge in the 50s, but some trends were meant to die.