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The Culinary Saijiki

The Culinary Saijiki

By Allyson Whipple

The Culinary Saijiki is a project that celebrates haiku, the seasons, and food. Each episode features a conversation with a fellow haiku practitioner, in which they read their food-themed poems, and we discuss inspiration, the writing process, and haiku practice.
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Jerome Berglund: Wishbone's sharp crack

The Culinary SaijikiNov 15, 2022

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Buson, Translation, and Food Part 2

Buson, Translation, and Food Part 2

Highlights from Poetry Pea

I've learned a great deal from Patricia's two-part conversation with Janice Doppler about the concept of zoka in haiku. I think it's her best workshop yet! Be sure to check it out, so you'll be ready to submit your haiku when the submission period opens.

Part 1 link: https://poetrypea.com/s6e31-zoka-how-to-use-it-in-your-writing-part-1-featuring-janice-doppler/

Part 2 link: https://poetrypea.com/s6e32-zoka-part-2-a-tool-for-all-writers-featuring-janice-doppler/


Postcards from Texas is available now!

You can buy my new chapbook, Postcards from Texas, one of two ways:

1. Purchase from Cuttlefish Books at this link: https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/poetry-series

2. Email me at allyson@allysonwhipple.com to order a signed copy.


On the Blog

A long-form essay about the challenges of reading haiku in translation. Read it here: ⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/09/06/accepting-the-challenges-of-translation/⁠


Buy Me a Coffee

If you would like to make a donation to cover production costs, visit ⁠https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki⁠


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠for details.


Looking Ahead to Season 3

I’m already preparing for Season 3 of The Culinary Saijiki. I want to create a full 52 weeks of blog posts and podcasts episodes centered around the theme of “Feasts and Festivals.” My goal is to curate a global celebration of food and haiku in 2024, focusing on everything from bombastic national holidays to sacred religious traditions. To do that, I need your help! Start thinking about blog posts or podcast episodes you'd like to create, and be on the looking for full details soon.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045⁠⁠⁠⁠.

Sep 27, 202346:36
Buson, Translation, and Food Part 1

Buson, Translation, and Food Part 1

More About Patricia

Visit the Poetry Pea website to learn more about the podcast and journal: https://poetrypea.com/

View Patricia's contributions to re:Virals and Per Diem for the Haiku Foundation: https://thehaikufoundation.org/tag/patricia-mcguire/

Watch Patricia's 2020 presentation at the Haiku Society of America Conference: https://youtu.be/QzPHybySDgw?si=IQOf8EtF2DczSbU_


In Gratitude

Thanks to Kimberly Kuchar for buying three coffees to support the project. If you want to make a contribution, you can do so here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki


On the Blog

A long-form essay about the challenges of reading haiku in translation. Read it here: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/09/06/accepting-the-challenges-of-translation/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠for details.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at ⁠⁠⁠https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045⁠⁠⁠.

Sep 13, 202358:08
Community Open Mic: Seasonal Transitions

Community Open Mic: Seasonal Transitions

Thank You, Contributors!

Not all of this episode's contributors have a dedicated online presence, so in the interest of fairness, I am not including supplemental links in these show notes. However, I encourage you to seek out these poets in the various print and online haiku journals:

  • Phillip Woodruff
  • Adele Evershed
  • Vandana Parashar
  • Eavonka Ettinger
  • Peter Larsen
  • Kimberly Kuchar

Thank you again for being willing to share your work, as well as having patience with the technological issues!


In Gratitude

Thanks to Pamela P. for buying me a coffee! I appreciate the support. If you want to support this project financially, you can do so at at ⁠⁠⁠https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki⁠⁠⁠. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might enjoy it.


Postcards from Texas is available for preorder

Preorder one, or all three, of the Cuttlefish chapbooks for summer 2023: ⁠⁠https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/2023-summer-book-launch⁠⁠

If you preorder my book or the entire bundle, send me your address and I’ll mail you a thank-you postcard!

You can also read my interview with fellow Cuttlefish author Julie Bloss Kelsey at my personal blog: https://allysonwhipple.com/2023/08/29/chapbook-interview-julie-bloss-kelsey/


On the Blog

An overview of Full Moon is Rising: The Lost Haiku of Matsuo Basho and Travel Haiku of Matsuo Basho, a New Rendering, by James David Andrews. Read it here: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/08/23/lost-haiku-authorship-and-translation/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠⁠⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠⁠⁠for details.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at ⁠⁠https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045⁠⁠.

Aug 30, 202318:47
Postcards from Texas

Postcards from Texas

Postcards from Texas is available for preorder

Preorder one, or all three, of the Cuttlefish chapbooks for summer 2023: ⁠https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/2023-summer-book-launch⁠


If you preorder my book or the entire bundle, send me your address and I'll mail you a thank-you postcard!


You can also read my interview with fellow Cuttlefish author Lenard D. Moore at my personal blog: https://allysonwhipple.com/2023/08/09/chapbook-interview-lenard-d-moore/


Community Open Mic Airs August 30th

Due to changes in the Spotify for Podcasters interface, there are now two options for sending your work:

  1. Record your haiku and email the file to me at allyson@allysonwhipple.com
  2. Send a voice message through Spotify (requires an account): ⁠⁠https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/culinarysaijiki/message⁠⁠

You only need to choose one of the above options.

New Deadline: Monday, August 28th at 11:59 pm CST.

Theme: Transitions

Details:

  • Remember to mention food in some way
  • You are welcome to record up to three (3) haiku
  • Please say your name before your haiku
  • Please read each haiku twice
  • Please keep your haiku family-friendly


Now on Apple Podcasts!

The wait is over! If Apple Podcasts is your listening platform of choice, find the show here: ⁠https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-culinary-saijiki/id1632986084⁠


On the Blog

An overview of one of my source texts, Sam Hamill's The Sound of Water: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/08/09/source-text-the-sound-of-water/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠⁠for details.


Support the Project

Buy me a coffee at ⁠https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki⁠. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at ⁠https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045⁠.

Aug 16, 202334:45
Interdependence: A Conversation with Elliot Nicely

Interdependence: A Conversation with Elliot Nicely

Postcards from Texas is available for preorder

Preorder one, or all three, of the Cuttlefish chapbooks for summer 2023: https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/2023-summer-book-launch


Get Elliot's Book

If you would like a copy of Elliot's chapbook weathered clapboard, you can email him at elliotnicely [at] yahoo [dot] com. This is a limited print run, so get yours today!


More From Elliot Nicely

An analysis of one of Elliot's haiku on Haiku Commentary: https://haikucommentary.wordpress.com/2019/07/19/elliot-nicelys-new-love/

Order Elliot's chapbook The Black Between Stars: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Between-Stars-Elliot-Nicely/dp/1940996406

Elliot's teaching resources: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Elliot-Nicely


Now on Apple Podcasts!

The wait is over! If Apple Podcasts is your listening platform of choice, find the show here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-culinary-saijiki/id1632986084


Community Open Mic Airs August 30th

Click the Send a Voice Message button here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/culinarysaijiki/message

Deadline: Saturday, August 26th at 11:59 pm CST.

Theme: Transitions


On the Blog

A consideration of when animal constitute food, and when they do not: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/07/26/classifying-animals-as-meat/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠for details.


Support the Project

Buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.

Aug 02, 202301:04:22
Form, Content, and Tamales

Form, Content, and Tamales

Community Open Mic Airs August 30th

Click the Send a Voice Message button here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/culinarysaijiki/message

Deadline: Saturday, August 26th at 11:59 pm CST.

Theme: Transitions

Editorial Decisions: Cherry and Plum Blossoms

Read the latest blog post here: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/07/12/editorial-decisions-cherry-and-plum-blossoms/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠for details.


Support the Project

Buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.


Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.

Jul 19, 202326:48
Haiku, Food, and Your Roots: 2023 HNA Talk

Haiku, Food, and Your Roots: 2023 HNA Talk

Presentation Slides

I cannot upload files to my podcast hosting platform, but I have made them available as a free download at my Buy Me a Coffee Page. You can find them here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki/e/148512


An Overview of Six Seasons: A New Way With Vegetables

Read the most recent community blog post here: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/06/28/an-overview-of-six-seasons-a-new-way-with-vegetables/


Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you're interested in joining one or both, visit https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ for details.


Support the Project
Buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.


Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.

Jul 05, 202341:30
Season Two Introduction
Jun 21, 202325:26
Mark Scott: Haiku, Food, and the Micro-Seasons

Mark Scott: Haiku, Food, and the Micro-Seasons

More about Mark Scott
Learn more about the micro-seasons at
https://naturalistweekly.com/.
Support Naturalist Weekly: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/naturalistC
Find Naturalist Weekly on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/naturalistweekly/

Harvest Time
Read the most recent community blog post at: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2022/12/04/bonus-post-community-harvest/

Join the Conversation
Season 2 will focus on food as it appears on classical haiku. If you would like to be on a Season 2 podcast episode, or write a guest post on this topic, contact me at allyson@allysonwhipple.com.

Support the Project
Buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.

Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.


Dec 06, 202258:00
Jerome Berglund: Wishbone's sharp crack

Jerome Berglund: Wishbone's sharp crack

In Gratitude
Thanks to Peter Schmidt for buying me
5 coffees this month! I’m now 48% of the way to having my web hosting covered for the year. If you want to contribute financially, visit https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. Contributors get a bonus recipe every month!

November Community Blog Post
I’m putting together another community blog post (view the May community post here).
Theme: Harvest
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, November 23rd
Submission Form: https://forms.gle/TxZWqf3zbfi1i9uR8
Notes: Haiku  in languages other than English are welcome; please provide a  translation. Experimental haiku are also welcome. If sending previously  published haiku, remember to provide publication credit.

More from Jerome Berglund
Buy Jerome's haiku collection: https://www.amazon.com/Dog-Days-Jerome-William-Berglund/dp/B09P3WTCQY
Haiku and senryu from Fevers of the Mind: https://feversofthemind.com/2022/08/11/a-few-haiku-and-senryu-style-from-jerome-berglund/
Four haiku in Dark Winter Literary Journal: https://www.darkwinterlit.com/post/4-haiku-by-jerome-berglund
Three haiga from Ice Floe Press: https://icefloepress.net/three-haiga-jerome-berglund/
Three haiga in Lothlorein Poetry Journal: https://lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/2022/04/three-haiga-poems-by-jerome-berglund.html

Winter Updates
To read about my 2022 reflections and plans for 2023, read the newest blog post: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2022/11/13/the-season-for-reflection-and-rest/

Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt,  performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in  the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.

Nov 15, 202245:28
Peter Schmidt: Cranberry Bites Back

Peter Schmidt: Cranberry Bites Back

In Gratitude Thank you to M.A. Dubbs, who  bought me  three coffees in August! I’m now 35% 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/. November Community Blog Post I'm putting together another community blog post (view the May community post here). Theme: Harvest Deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, November 23rd Submission Form: https://forms.gle/TxZWqf3zbfi1i9uR8 Notes: Haiku in languages other than English are welcome; please provide a translation. Experimental haiku are also welcome. If sending previously published haiku, remember to provide publication credit. More From Peter Schmidt Read Peter's haiku in the May community blog post: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2022/05/31/bonus-post-spring-and-summer-celebrations/ Hear Peter's haiku in the podcast community open mic: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2022/08/30/bonus-episode-community-open-mic-transitioning-from-summer-to-fall/ Read Peter’s contest-winning poem here: https://allysonwhipple.com/2021/02/27/february-poetry-contest-winner/ Verbing Weirds Language View the Calvin & Hobbes strip we referenced here: https://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1993/01/25 Theme Music “J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Nov 01, 202257:43
M.A. Dubbs: Pink Tamales

M.A. Dubbs: Pink Tamales

In Gratitude Thank you to Lorraine who  bought me three coffees in August! I’m now 28% 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/. More from M.A. Dubbs View M.A.'s website here: https://melindadubbs.wordpress.com/ Hear M.A. read a haiku on the Culinary Saijiki community open mic episode: https://culinarysaijiki.com/2022/08/30/bonus-episode-community-open-mic-transitioning-from-summer-to-fall/ Buy M.A.'s chapbook, Aerodynamic Drag: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TC8KXY3?ref_=k4w_oembed_cstB6EXe36biq6&tag=kpembed-20&linkCode=kpd Failed Haiku Food Issue You can find the May 2022 Failed Haiku issue themed around food here: https://failedhaiku.com/2022/05/ Theme Music “J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt,   performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in   the public domain. Hear the whole song at https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Oct 18, 202241:59
A Tour of My Favorite Saijiki

A Tour of My Favorite Saijiki

Where to Find the Three Saijiki
Haiku World: An International Poetry Almanac by William J. Higginson can be purchased at many used bookstores, including AbeBooks:
www.abebooks.com/9784770020901/Haiku-World-International-Poetry-Almanac-4770020902/plp

The Five Hundred Essential Japanese Season Words by Kenkichi Yamamoto is available at: thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/821

A Dictionary of Haiku Classified by Season Words with Traditional and Modern Methods by Jane Reichhold is available at: thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1798

Join the Conversation
I’m seeking guests for December! If you’d like to be on the podcast, visit culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ and fill out the form. My life is a little hectic right now, so if I don’t follow up in a timely manner, send me a reminder.
Support the Project
You can make a one-time or recurring donation to the Culinary Saijiki at www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You also can help by sharing this episode with people you think will love it!
Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Oct 04, 202221:02
Jennifer Hambrick: Saving the Crust for Last

Jennifer Hambrick: Saving the Crust for Last

More from Jennifer Hambrick
You can order Jennifer's haibun collection, Joyride (Red Moon Press, 2021) and her newest collection, In the High Weeds (National Federation of State Poetry Societies, 2022) from her website:
jenniferhambrick.com/order/
Watch Jennifer's interview with violinist Zina Schiff and conductor Avlana Eisenberg for WOSU Public Media: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT-vMwvZQCI
Read more of Jennifer's haiku in the Living Haiku Anthology: https://livinghaikuanthology.com/index-of-poets/374-h-poets/hambrick,-jennifer.html
Three poems by Jennifer Hambrick in Sequestrum: www.sequestrum.org/three-poems-by-jennifer-hambrick
O--H--I--O
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbdXgAWuU_E
Join the Conversation
I’m seeking guests for October, November, and December! If you’d like to be on the podcast, visit culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ and fill out the form. My life is a little hectic right now, so if I don’t follow up in a timely manner, send me a reminder.
Support the Project
You can make a one-time or recurring donation to the Culinary Saijiki at www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki. You also can help by sharing this episode with people you think will love it!

Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Sep 20, 202201:03:01
Matt Defibaugh: On Sorghum Stilts

Matt Defibaugh: On Sorghum Stilts

In Gratitude
Thank you to our anonymous donor who bought me a total of six coffees in August! I’m now 20% 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:
www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki/.
Join the Conversation
I'm seeking guests for October, November, and December! If you’d like to be on the podcast, visit culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ and fill out the form. My life is a little hectic right now, so if I don’t follow up in a timely manner, send me a reminder.
More from Matthew Defibaugh
Daily Haiga, January 13, 2022: www.dailyhaiga.org/haiga-archives/3072/-autumn-moon-by-matthew-defibaugh-usa
Daily Haiga, May 13, 2022: www.dailyhaiga.org/haiga-archives/3139/-old-station-wagon-by-matthew-defibaugh-usa
Haiga in collaboration with Penney L. Mellen: thehaikufoundation.org/thf-galleries-haiga-of-penney-l-mellen-and-m-r-defibaugh/
Matthew's poetry collection, Hurricane Warning: www.amazon.com/Hurricane-Warning-Matthew-Ryan-Defibaugh/dp/1690788275
Audio edition of Hurricane Warning: imusic.co/books/9781690788270/matthew-ryan-defibaugh-2019-hurricane-warning-paperback-book

More from Christina Chin
Christina's blog: christinachin99blog.wordpress.com/
Christina's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCyt3h9T41ckjXuqqgvArXJQ/videos
You can find Christina on Twitter at: twitter.com/Christina_haiku
Christina's feature in the 2021 World Haiku Series: akitahaiku.com/2021/12/20/world-haiku-series-6-haiku-by-christina-chin/
Five haiku in Lothlorein Poetry Journal: lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/2022/03/five-haiku-by-christina-chin.html

More About Sorghum
Information from the Oldways Whole Grain Council: wholegrainscouncil.org/whole-grains-101/grain-month-calendar/sorghum-june-grain-month
Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Sep 06, 202247:36
Bonus Episode: Community Open Mic: Transitioning from Summer to Fall

Bonus Episode: Community Open Mic: Transitioning from Summer to Fall

In Gratitude
Thank you to our anonymous donor who bought me three coffees this month! I’m now 20% 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:
www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki/.
Episode Contributors
Christine Wenk-Harrison
Listen to Christine's previous Culinary Saijiki episode: anchor.fm/culinarysaijiki/episodes/Episode-4-Christine-Wenk-Harrison-One-Jam-Harvest-e1m0e2a

Agnes Eva Savich
Listen to Agnes' previous Culinary Saijiki episode: culinarysaijiki.com/2022/06/21/episode-1-agnes-eva-savich-the-redemption-of-the-pear/

M.A. Dubbs
View M.A.'s webiste here: melindadubbs.wordpress.com/

Peter Schmidt
Read Peter's contest-winning poem here: allysonwhipple.com/2021/02/27/february-poetry-contest-winner/

Mark Scott
Hear Mark's appearance as community judge on the Poetry Pea podcast: poetrypea.com/s5e8-original-haiku-senryu-with-punctuation/


Join the Conversation
If you’d like to be on the podcast, visit culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ and fill out the form. My life is a little hectic right now, so if I don’t follow up in a timely manner, send me a reminder.
On the Blog
Visit culinarysaijiki.com/2022/08/23/meat-in-haiku/ for the latest post, about meat in haiku.
Theme Music
“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Aug 30, 202206:55
Episode 5: Lorraine Padden: Sweating Onions

Episode 5: Lorraine Padden: Sweating Onions

In Gratitude
Thank 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:
www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki/.
August Open Mic Bonus Episode
To participate in the August 30th open mic bonus episode, click this link: anchor.fm/culinarysaijiki/message. Recordings must be received by Friday, August 28th at 11:59 pm CST.
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 connect to the transitional aspect of seasons, with an emphasis on autumn
Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be disqualified

More from Lorraine Padden
Get updates about Lorraine's haiku and other projects at www.lorrainepadden.com/.
Listen to Lorraine talk about and read from her forthcoming collection, Upwelling, at zenpeacemakers.org/zpi-publishing/upwelling/.
Join the Conversation
If you'd like to be on the podcast, visit culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ and fill out the form. My life is a little hectic right now, so if I don't follow up in a timely manner, send me a reminder.
On the Blog
Visit culinarysaijiki.com/2022/08/09/seasonal-foods-of-the-american-southwest/ for the most recent post on food kigo of the American Southwest.

Theme Music
"J'attendrai" by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045.
Aug 16, 202237:21
Episode 4: Christine Wenk Harrison: One-Jam Harvest

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:
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 connect to the transitional aspect of seasons, with an emphasis on autumn
Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be disqualified

In Gratitude
Thanks to the anonymous doner who bought me three coffees this weekend! They donated after I sent the podcast to be mixed and edited, so I couldn't thank them at the top of the episode, but I will for the next one!
I forgot to mention in the intro, but this month, project supporters will get a recipe for Christine's Mango Trio Pie.
You can support the project at www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki
More work by Christine Wenk-Harrison
Three haiku at Miriam's Well: miriamswell.wordpress.com/2020/11/29/3-haiku-by-christine-wenk-harrison-from-100-thousand-poets-for-change-reading/
Christine's "Hill Country Tastes" column from November 18, 2011: northshorebeacon.com/hill-country-tastes-by-christine-wenkharrison-p272-135.htm

Christine's "Hill Country Tastes" column from October 10, 2012: northshorebeacon.com/celebrating-german-day-the-old-way-p936-135.htm
On the blog
Visit culinarysaijiki.com/ for long-form essays and commentary on food haiku. The most recent post is about debatable food season words. Please join the conversation and offer your insight!
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I'm excited about the requests coming in to join the podcast! If you want to record a conversation, go to the form on the website: culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/
Aug 02, 202235:10
Episode 3: Claire Vogel Camargo: My Best Burger

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 and digressions. I hope you enjoy our rambling, free-form conversation.
More of Claire's work

You can find information about Claire's book, Iris Opening, here: https://g.co/kgs/QYXzc6
Claire's haiku featured in the International Women's Haiku Festival:
jenniferhambrick.com/2018/03/09/international-womens-haiku-festival-two-haiku-by-claire-vogel-camargo/
One of Claire's haiku, translated into Chinese, for NeverEnding Story: neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.com/2019/08/butterfly-dream-soft-brush-haiku-by.html

Support the podcast

I need help with sound editing for episode 4! If you know of any sound editors who have room in their schedules, please send them my way!
I would like a dedicated theme song and transition sound for the podcast. If you know of anyone who would like to compose, please let me know. Or, if you know how to navigate the overwhelming amount of public domain content and want to help, reach out!
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Join the conversation
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Read the saijiki
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Jul 19, 202248:07
Episode 2: Christa Pandey: Eggplant Abundance
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Episode 1: Agnes Eva Savich: The Redemption of the Pear
Jun 21, 202239:07