“Solvitur Ambulando.” Solve it by walking. Every day–rain, shine, cold, or not enough time. I walk, not to get “in shape,” not to lose a few pounds, but to keep from losing my mind. I leave the house carrying around Read on!
Montesino Farm is one of the world’s special places. We drive there from Austin, rolling our windows down when we get to Wimberley. As the winding roads take us closer, our cares fly out the window. By the time we Read on!
When I was younger and not so wise, I was friends with a couple. Let’s call them Henry and Sarah. They were funny and smart, interesting, going places. We all hit the road one weekend to celebrate another friend’s birthday Read on!
By Elizabeth Winslow Every now and then, someone writes in to let us know they’ve discovered a bug in their delivery. I always stop myself from saying, “Oh no problem, we won’t charge you extra!” Bugs are, in fact, a Read on!
I love junk food. Handmade junk food, that is. On Saturday nights, my mom used to make us popcorn balls with Steen’s syrup or homemade potato chips, fried crisp and puffy in a big iron pot. Junk food didn’t start Read on!
2 tsp ground fennel seeds 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 4 chicken breasts, skin and bone removed 1 bunch carrots, peeled and halved lengthwise 3 1/2 cups marsala 8 pieces dried Read on!
from The Whole Beast by Fergus Henderson The quail unfortunately falls into a kind of bird purgatory; it is not a game bird, though some describe it as such, but is now a thoroughly farmed bird, so not glamorous enough Read on!
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 4 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 cup plus1 tbs olive oil 1 cup plain whole-milk Read on!
For salsa 3 ripe but firm peaches, unpeeled, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch dice 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced (about 1/2 small onion) 2 tablespoons canned chipotle chiles in adobo, minced 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup fresh Read on!