4.15.16: The smoky, fleshy, beloved eggplant curry of South Asia, sketched from memory.Read more "Baingan Bharta!"
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"
4.4.16: Presenting…The mother of all slow cooker menus!Read more "Go Slow"
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"
3.15.16: 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"
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"
Utterly blissed out by weekend weather as of late, we revisit a picnic in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with grilled sweet potato maduros!Read more "Sioux-eet Potato Maduros!"
We learn that 10 year old Jim can’t quit a day job he doesn’t have; a classic French potage is prepared.
Croutonize away.Read more "Don’t Cry for Me, Bayside (Part 2: Yes, Soup for You)"
An attempt to reconcile two feuding camps of rice lovers leads directly to quoting from classic Soviet cinema.Read more "Biryani? Pulao? Let’s call the whole thing osh"