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!
Last night I developed a serious crush on Kendall and John Antonelli. About 15 of us were gathered in their stylish little jewelbox of a cheeseshop to taste and learn about cheese. “This is the cheese that made me fall Read on!
by Elizabeth Winslow Sometimes, when a restaurant closes, it leaves a hole in your heart. Such was the case with Azul on Caesar Chavez, in the beautifully restored house that’s now home to The Shuck Shack. Comfortably hip, Azul served Read on!