Well, it has been a busy week around these parts and I’m afraid this weekend is quickly slipping away too. I’ve found myself occupied by a range of different work and home projects that have not left much time for cooking and blogging!
I am pleased to report that one of my [...]
There are some vegetables out there that do not receive the credit and attention they deserve. Perhaps it is their prickly or gnarly exterior that causes them to be ignored. They tend to just languish on the shelf, while shoppers take home their better-looking cousins.
Celery root or celeriac might be the [...]
In the world of herbs, parsley, basil and cilantro are some of the big stars. These “cool kids” lend their recognizable flavors to a wide variety of cuisines, but can sometimes overshadow other lesser known herbs. I would venture to say that dill is among these overlooked, not so cool [...]
A few weekends ago Graham and I escaped the weird wintry cold of the Berkeley summer and went to check out the farm where our CSA box comes from. For several months we had been getting notices in our vegetable box about Saturday farm tours and decided the time was right to [...]
I had burrata cheese for the first time a few years ago at a restaurant in LA and let me tell you, I have not stopped singing its praises since. For those of you who may not be familiar with burrata, please allow me to introduce you to it [...]