Monthly Archives: September 2010

What I’m Reading Today

Whether you’re beating the heat on the west coast or dodging the rain out east, here are a few tasty tidbits to keep you satisfied. (Bob Chamberlin/The Los Angeles Times) Homemade Ricotta…sound daunting?  Think again!  A few easy steps, and … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

The latest and greatest from your favorite newspaper food sections.  I’m feeling like these three recipes would make a seriously yummy late summer picnic.  (Evan Sung/The New York Times) This post went up on the New York Times site a … Continue reading

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Wok Smoked Salmon

When I was in culinary school I learned this fantastic method for stove-top smoking.  No special equipment needed and it works well for duck, chicken, salmon…you name it.   I bought a beautiful piece of salmon this afternoon and I thought … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club-Rick Bayless

If you’re a regular reader of my blog you know about my cookbook club.  Maybe you’ve read about us gathering to cook from, and chat about, our favorite cookbooks, such as: Ad Hoc at Home, Insalata’s Mediterranean Table, A Platter … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Welcome to my weekly post of the best of the best from newspaper food sections.  I read the papers, find what I love, and bring it here.  Saves you the time of culling through everything, and hopefully I’ll turn you … Continue reading

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Brown Rice and Kale Gratin-from Hippy to Hip

(photo courtesy of Molly at Joie de Vivre) This recipe should sound like one of those crunchy hippy recipes someone made in a co-op before serving carob brownies for dessert, right?  Think again my friends!  I’ve grown to love, love, … Continue reading

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A Free Saturday Leads to Sunday Supper

Friday afternoon my husband and son took off on a camping trip.  That left me with most of my weekend totally free.  A luxury, I know.  You might think I’m crazy but I didn’t rush to the mall for a … Continue reading

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