I’ve been fortunate to work with some amazing authors in the past, and just when I didn’t think it could get much better, I received a fascinating proposal for a book by legendary Mediterranean food expert Nancy Harmon Jenkins a few years ago. This project was ambitious, a magnum opus of sorts — everything you … More Virgin Territory — behind the scenes
This drawing is now closed. The great thing about working with Matt Armendariz to photograph my books is that he’s so amazingly talented, I don’t have to be there on set, and everything still turns out beautifully. That’s certainly the case for the photos by Matt in the new book by Lori Lange, The Recipe … More recipe girl’s really good risotto
I’m not sure anyone is reading the gluten-free restaurant and bakery posts on my blog yet. Let’s face it, I only went gluten-free a little over two months ago, and I’m no expert. But I do know what I like, and Pala goes on the list. Thanks to a very welcome tip from a friend, … More Pala — New York City
By now you know I’m a huge fan of Melissa Clark’s newest book, Cook This Now. Here’s another one of those amazing “November” recipes. This one is super versatile. In fact, it’s a recipe just for garlicky broccoli rabe.
With the crazy heat in the New York City area this summer, I haven’t been blogging very much because I haven’t been cooking very much. Finally, some relief. I’ll try to catch up because of course I’ve been eating some cool food (and doing a little cooking too). First up, I made two kinds of … More two pastas by 10:30am