There’s something about the competitive nature of professional cooking that turns me off. Sure, I held my own though years of smack-talk and innuendo in restaurant kitchens, yelling and flying food, and burns worn like badges of honor, but none Read on!
Twine, butterflies, quill pens, little worms, wheels, snails shells, little ears, angel hair, twins, radiators, cocks’ combs, shoestrings, little tongues, wood knots, little sparrows, rifles, and priest-stranglers. An accounting of the goods and customers in a post-apocalyptic rag and bone Read on!
Last week, I received a disturbing email from someone who was quite worked up about the pig roast we have planned for next month. The response overall has been great, and I personally can’t wait to spend a beautiful autumn Read on!
(courtesy Jam at Thai Fresh) 2 Tbs. green curry paste 2 cans coconut milk (do not shake) 1 coconut milk can can water 1 Tbs fish sauce (or to taste) ½ small pumpkin, peeled and cut into chunks 1 pound Read on!
1 pumpkin (or other winter squash), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes extra-virgin olive oil sea salt 12 tiny red onions or shallots, peeled (OR 3 medium red onions peeled and quartered) 2 cups cooked wild rice* 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds Read on!
Little faces peer through the oven window watching this weekend-morning beauty rise to extravagant heights. The batter, similar to that of popovers, is so easy to make. The addition of pears and browned butter add elements of sweet, sticky and Read on!
16 very thin prosciutto or pancetta slices (Italian bacon; about one 3-ounce package) 2 large turnips (each about 8 ounces), each cut into 8 wedges 1 large egg 1 1/2 cups sesame seeds (about 71/2 ounces) Vegetable oil (for deep-frying) Read on!
3 cloves of garlic, finely minced 1 inch of ginger, peeled and grated 2 medium kohlrabies, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 large summer squash, cut into small cubes 2 large scallions, both white and green parts, finely cut 1 Read on!
2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 1/2 pounds medium turnips, trimmed and left unpeeled 1 tablespoon chopped thyme 1/2 tablespoon chopped savory 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt Rounded 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup grated parmesan Preheat oven Read on!