adapted from 101 Cookbooks 1 pound new potatoes, unpeeled and quartered 3-4 small summer squash, cut in half or quartered 1 bunch of green onions or spring onions a big splash of olive oil 2 lemons, cut in half Read on!
1 large garlic clove 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (2-inch-long) fresh serrano or jalapeño chile, minced, including seeds 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Asian fish sauce 1/2 seedless cucumber (often Read on!
1 bunch beets, tops trimmed to 1 inch Vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups semi-pearled farro or wheat berries 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided 1 garlic clove, pressed 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion Read on!
1 3-pound seedless watermelon, diced (about 5 cups), divided 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced (about 1 cup) 1 medium-size red bell pepper, seeded, diced (about 1 cup) 1 medium-size yellow bell pepper, seeded, diced (about 1 cup) 1 Read on!
Thoughts on cooking real food from one of my favorite writers, Nigel Slater: I passionately believe that anyone can make themselves something good to eat. Cooking is a whole lot easier than many people think. Good cooking–real cooking–is within the Read on!
1 cup purple jasmine rice (substitute regular jasmine rice if desired) 1 1/4 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted 1 pound cucumbers quartered lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive Read on!
“I’d be way too intimidated to cook for you.” More than the note I still pay every month, more than the scars on my forearms, more than years of eighty hour weeks, more than the lost hours of youth-preserving sleep, Read on!
I’ve never said no to a beet. Others might bemoan their steady appearance over the long months as winter stretches into spring, but I never tire of their sweet, earthy flavor and gorgeous garnet hue. Beet & Avocado Salad with Read on!
I have a confession to make . . . my kitchen is filled with processed food. Pancake mix, frozen waffles, canned chicken broth, prepared breadcrumbs, canned tomatoes, frozen vegetables, and all manner of little jars and bags of “flavor enhancers.” Read on!