Roasted Pork Loin with Grapefruit-Coconut Salsa Pork loin is one of our favorite simple but elegant go-to dinners. It’s incredibly easy but looks fancy enough to serve to guests. With spicy Asian flavors, crunchy coconut, and peanuts, plus a citrusy Read on!
Stir-Fry with Pork, Eggplant, and Greens At some point in the week, we’ll find ourselves rooting around the refrigerator, realizing we’ve already eaten our way through half the ingredients we were supposed to save for our *epic* meal plan (curse those late night munchies!). Read on!
Wind your way through the cobblestone alleyways of Umbria and Lazio, and your nose will inevitably lead you to a porchetta. A rich, crackling-wrapped roast of pork, rubbed with fennel and rosemary, slow-roasted and basted with its own fat, the Read on!
Eating is a moral act. Eating is a political act. Eating can be an act of delicious rebellion, joyful defiance in the face of corporatism and greed. For this holiday celebrating our freedom, let us not forget to celebrate our Read on!
“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!
Some of the world’s most delicious culinary inventions were born of necessity. Too much, too little, too fresh, too hard to transport? Taste nirvana. Bacon, smoked salmon, duck confit, wine, whiskey, cheese, hominy, sauerkraut . . . all of these Read on!
When I was little, we lived right around the corner from a small grocery store called Jack’s Pak-It, owned by the Fertittas, a close-knit Italian family completely to blame for my lifelong obsession with grocery stores. In the early 1970’s, Read on!
I might be a romantic, but I have no love for Valentine’s Day. Years of February 14ths spent in restaurant kitchens ruined it for me forever. Mothers Day brunch is no cakewalk either, but Valentine’s Day is hands-down the worst day to Read on!