[Ads-l] Sioux Chef Wants to Bring Pre-Colonial Cuisine to the People

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 15 16:01:21 UTC 2014


"Food pantry" is the preferred synonym in these parts, far from the Lakota
country, for the old-time, self-esteem-hurtful "soup kitchen."

JL

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:28 AM, David Daniel <david at coarsecourses.com>
wrote:
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> Also, that's gotta be a pun, right? Sioux Chef, as in sous-chef. Or maybe
> the pun is on Chief. Either way or neither way, cute.
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> Poster:       "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET>
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> Which is the interesting phrase -- "boiled down", "food
> pantries",  or "wild foods"?
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> Perhaps calling whatever the Native Americans set up for foods to
> last long winters "pantries"?
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> Joel
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> At 12/15/2014 05:05 AM, victor steinbok wrote:
> >Aside from other fun stuff, an interesting phrase:
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> http://civileats.com/2014/12/09/the-sioux-chef-is-bring-native-food-culture
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> >"I found that it boiled down what was in Native American food pantries at
> >the time. That started me to understand not only wild foods-but how foods
> >are farmed and how they were set up to last long winters," he says.
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