Episode 5: Lorraine Padden: Sweating Onions

In GratitudeThank you to our anonymous donor who bought me three coffees this month! I’m now 13% of the way toward my goal of covering website costs for the year. Those who want to support the podcast financially can do so at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki/.  August Open Mic Bonus EpisodeTo participate in the August 30th open micContinue reading “Episode 5: Lorraine Padden: Sweating Onions”

Podcast community open mic on 8/30

When planning this project, I decided that I would publish posts and podcast episodes on Tuesdays. Since there’s a fifth Tuesday in August, that means an extra week for content. When there was a bonus Tuesday back in May, I did a blog post in which I published community submissions around a theme. For August,Continue reading “Podcast community open mic on 8/30”

Episode 4: Christine Wenk-Harrison: One-Jam Harvest

August 31 Open Mic To participate in the August 31st open mic bonus episode, click this link: https://anchor.fm/culinarysaijiki/message Guidelines: Each poet is limited to two haiku Before reading your haiku, please say your name or pen name and, if comfortable, where you’re writing from Please read each haiku twice Haiku should mention food, and connectContinue reading “Episode 4: Christine Wenk-Harrison: One-Jam Harvest”

Episode 3: Claire Vogel Camargo: My Best Burger

In my penultimate Austin recording, I sat down with Claire Vogel Camargo at her home in Austin, Texas. We met after my final meeting with the Austin Haiku Study group. Claire and I talked at length about how food connects us to family, and her haiku brought up memories that led to fund stories andContinue reading “Episode 3: Claire Vogel Camargo: My Best Burger”

Episode 2: Christa Pandey: Eggplant Abundance

Note: The theme music and transitions have changed because the ones I was using from my hosting service are suddenly no longer available. I discovered this at the proverbial 11th hour, so had to make do with new stock sounds. Hopefully that didn’t cause too much confusion. If you know of anyone who enjoys writingContinue reading “Episode 2: Christa Pandey: Eggplant Abundance”

Episode 1: Agnes Eva Savich: The Redemption of the Pear

Welcome to the first episode of The Culinary Saijiki podcast! I talk with Agnes Eva Savich, leader of the Austin Haiku Study Group (among other things) about eight of her haiku. Along the way, we discuss holidays, motherhood, fruit, and the fun of Haiku North America conferences. Agnes’ blog: https://agnesevasavich.wordpress.com/ For long-form essays and haikuContinue reading “Episode 1: Agnes Eva Savich: The Redemption of the Pear”

Bonus Post: Spring and Summer Celebrations

First, thanks to Pamela Pfautsch for buying me a coffee and supporting The Culinary Saijiki. I appreciate that people I haven’t (yet) met in person are as excited about the project as I am. This bonus post features haiku and related forms from community readers. Thanks to everyone who sent me their work. I hadContinue reading “Bonus Post: Spring and Summer Celebrations”

Bonus Post: Call for Submissions

All members of the haiku community are invited to submit poems for an upcoming Culinary Saijiki bonus post. I want to showcase haiku that incorporate food and are also focused on the topic of late spring or early summer holidays. Examples of holidays include Labour Day (International), Mother’s Day (International), Memorial Day (United States), orContinue reading “Bonus Post: Call for Submissions”