The final entry is The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs by Andrew Dornenberg and Karen Page. In interviews with home cooks, one thing became a common refrain when it came to that moment of standing … [Read more...] about The Flavor Bible
return to the kitchen
We rarely buy bread anymore. As I write this, a vat of whole wheat bread dough languishes in our fridge. Mike made the dough over the weekend and has since fashioned four loaves for various holiday eating events. All of this is possible due to the no knead artisan bread … [Read more...] about Kitchen Shelf: No Knead Bread Books
Soup is arguably one of the oldest foods. It’s comforting, easy to digest and straightforward to make. My mother makes soup once a week to use up leftovers, a habit that she developed 40-something years ago. But the open canvas that soup can be anything can be incredibly daunting … [Read more...] about The Daily Soup Cookbook, 500 Soups
I'm hoping that the name of my second book says it all: Changing Courses: A Mission to Get People Off the Couch and into the Kitchen. Like my last book, this is a memoir with recipes. This time, instead of the classic and complicated French cuisine that I learned at Le Cordon … [Read more...] about Recipe testers wanted. Bad cooks welcome.