Laura Lynn Brown recalls willing herself to eat some pomegranate seeds because she wanted to enjoy the food as much as she enjoyed the word, paired with Anne Doe Overstreet’s “Under Heaven” in the latest Eating & Drinking Poems.
For poet Stephen Murabito, artichokes are a food of regret. Laura Brown prepares them a little differently, with Murabito’s poem “Alone with Artichokes.”
Laura Lynn Brown offers a reflection on Barbara Crooker’s “Ode to Olive Oil” and a tasty recipe of white beans with sage to go with it.
Any family story has multiple versions: what I remember, what you remember, what really happened. Laura Brown reflects on truth, fact, and the whole egg.
Is succotash something to be suffered or savored? Laura Lynn Brown offers a warm reflection on the dish, with a savory succotash poem and Thanksgiving recipes.
Chocolate and cherries, “Fall” and Wendell Berry. Two great pairings, paired in Kathryn Neel’s latest Eating and Drinking Poems, one you’ll want to dip in.
Whether the leaves turn in your part of the country or not, consider “A Short History of the Apple” as you slice a Jonagold to eat with Kathryn Neel’s Caramel Apple Dip.
In honor of the last days of summer, Kathryn Neel shares an old family recipe for strawberry ice cream to go with May Swenson’s poem, “Strawberrying.”
As you read Seamus Heaney’s poem “Oysters, ” perhaps you, too, will start to feel the pull of the tides in each salty bite.
Kathryn Neel’s post features Jake Adam York’s poem ‘United States of Barbecue’ and a delicious lemon barbecue sauce recipe coaxed from a secretive chef.
To accompany the sudden rush of spring, Kathryn Neel pairs a recipe for blackberry cobbler with William Stafford’s poem “Blackberries Are Back”
Raid the refrigerator and read your food labels with creativity in mind. Join us for our cheese themed poetry prompt.
Capture beauty on a plate. Join us for this month’s Photo Prompts, and dabble in the art of food styling.
In this Eating and Drinking Poems post, Alexandra Barylski Stott pairs her Polish grandmother’s recipe for perogies with Philip Levine’s poem ‘The Simple Truth’
It’s time for a new cheese poetry prompt and a playlist. We’ve got unique songs and a prompt that’s sure to bring on the cheese.
In this Eating and Drinking Poems post, Kathryn Neel pairs ‘cutting greens’ by Lucille Clifton with a southern recipe for collard greens.
In the latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Megan D. Willome shares her Christmas tradition of eating enchiladas and drinking Topo Chico mineral water.
In her latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Monica Sharman discusses her nostalgia for the mango and shares a recipe for mango mousse.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Kathryn Neel’s latest “Eating and Drinking Poems” post features a flourless chocolate soufflé recipe with a loving ode to chocolate by Rita Dove.
Poet Scott Edward Anderson pays homage to both his fiance and Maya Angelou by pairing the poem “Phenomenal Woman” with the comfort food of a Spoon Roast.