4.15.16: The smoky, fleshy, beloved eggplant curry of South Asia, sketched from memory.Read more "Baingan Bharta!"
4.14.16: Now that I’ve killed it with this recipe, I’ve set my sights on…sambalaya !Read more "5:30pm Weeknight Sambal!"
4.13.16: Defunct Cookbook Day returns with a rare, self-published ode to the fresh herb. Includes all-expenses paid side trips to Shakespeare and the Chicago Manual of Style.Read more "Defunct Cookbook Wonderland"
3.22.16: Thinking about comfort food as the whole world goes to (crock) pot? Start prepping for these Quiet Storm Slow Jam Meatballs.Read more "Defunct Cookbook Doomsday: KFOR 1240AM’s Slow Cooker Classics"
3.20.16: Grab everything but the orzo and get the hell out of town once these leftovers are done with.Read more "E Pluribus Durum"
3.17.16: The laziest chef shares his fireball dream of an overnight beef nihari (in the slow-cooker!)Read more "The Fantastic Overnight Voyage of Beef Nihari"
3.15.16: Hot chili paste and simple asparagus: a match made in a burning factory. Not really. It’s actually quite versatile, and may even please a toddler!Read more "辣椒酱 – La Jiao Jiang: Chinese Chili Paste"
3.14.16: Learn the lost art of cooking with a microwave from the inside out! Next up: how to use the neutron bomb to xeriscape your garden.Read more "Defunct Cookbook Monday: More From Your Microwave (1980)"
The surprising history of Balkan caviar; Cheese in search of eight recipes; Beer from Bradford, UK that might be more Settlers of Catan than Steelers of Pittsburgh.Read more "Hvala Haul! Bosnian ajvar, Bulgarian cheese, and Bradford beer"
A quick, bang-up sandwich and beer pairing that can easily be adapted for vegetarian diets. Hold the pickles, but don’t get caught with ’em – they’re worth more than aces in this game.Read more "Pitchers and Catchers; Ham on Rye"