I never would have guessed one of my favorite cookbooks would be a low-sodium one. I’ve said it before… I’m a salt lover, like so many foodies. But when I try the recipes from Jessica Goldman-Foung’s Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook, all I can think is how good they are. The absence of salt never crosses … More sodium girl’s amazing 5-spice chicken salad
Note: This drawing is now closed. I was a little slow to write about this new book that I edited and published recently because, well, it’s about low-sodium cooking. Like so many “foodies”, I think of myself as a salt lover, and I keep a few varieties of salt on hand at all times. The … More sodium girl and a giveaway
The funny thing about making the kung pao chicken from Diana Kuan’s new The Chinese Takeout Cookbook is that I never order kung pao chicken at restaurants. Heck, I didn’t even know what it was exactly, but the photo in the cookbook got me excited to try it out. Of course like the last recipe … More more takeout at home — kung pao chicken
Note: This drawing is now closed. Acclaimed chef Roberto Santibanez of Fonda restaurant (with locations in Manhattan and Park Slope) just published a new book. In fact, if you live in the U.S. or Canada and would like to be entered into a drawing for a free copy of Tacos, Tortas and Tamales, just post … More white mole — and a giveaway
I’d complain about not being able to attend the photoshoot for The Picky Palate Cookbook by Jenny Flake, which means I can’t write a behind-the-scenes blog post, but I’m just so happy how the book turned out. These are some of my snapshots from making the recipes at home, but the amazing Matt Armendariz took … More picky palate… finally!