Simmer Down: Cool Corn Soup

sweet cornDo you believe in spontaneous combustion? Because I may burst into flames as I’m writing this. If I trail off you will know what happened.

Sometimes (like right now) it is too damn hot to cook.

But don’t resort to delivery yet!

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The Parsnip’s PIMG_0605roclamation

I love parsnips. Some have called this ardor irrational, hence the name of this blog. Here I will share what I’m cooking, with a dash of commentary on America’s bewildering relationship with food.

My main goal?

To increase culinary literacy and debunk a few food and cooking myths along the way.

Food is integral to life, and like many things we cannot do without, it is often a source of anxiety. Much of life is complicated, but feeding yourself does not have to be.

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