Three days after Tess was born, I brought her home from the hospital, a perfect, round, pink baby, with a tuft of orange chick fluff on her head. It had never occurred to me that I could create something so Read on!
Late-summer crops are always full of memories. Perhaps because I spent so much of my childhood summers in Louisiana with my grandparents, or perhaps just because summer cooking took over my grandmother’s life and filled her house with the steamy Read on!
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 3 medium cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 28-ounce can crushed red tomatoes zest of one lemon Combine the olive Read on!
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats 1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 pound plums, halved, pitted, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon 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!