T. Susan Chang http://wmub.org en The Hard-Boiled Truth About Egg Soups http://wmub.org/post/hard-boiled-truth-about-egg-soups The chicks arrived five months ago — eight gray, blond, black and tawny puffballs no bigger than the eggs they'd been hatched from a day earlier. They had a slavishly devoted audience within minutes and names within 24 hours. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 07:26:00 +0000 T. Susan Chang 5544 at http://wmub.org The Hard-Boiled Truth About Egg Soups Zucchini You Actually Can't Resist http://wmub.org/post/zucchini-you-actually-cant-resist "Ugh," my sister exclaimed one evening as we were making dinner. It was supposed to be an easy poached chicken with a ginger-scallion sauce, eaten with cold cucumber wedges, and we had just discovered that what we had bought at the store was not cucumber, but zucchini. It was an easy mistake to make — they were the precise same shade of green. But where the zucchini's skin was mostly smooth, the cucumber's was lumpy. We were not happy.<p>Let's consider, for a moment, the many faults of zucchini. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:43:00 +0000 T. Susan Chang 3245 at http://wmub.org Zucchini You Actually Can't Resist