Sweet Corn and Roast Red Pepper Crème Brûlée

Sweet Corn and Roast Red Pepper Crème Brûlée

“Can you repeat that?” I asked my husband Brian. Of course, I had understood every syllable he has just said but I just wanted to see if he could repeat his tale with no sign of falsehood. I would not call my husband a liar. He can be quite a storyteller. “Okay,” he...
Spicy Guacamole from James Peterson

Spicy Guacamole from James Peterson

Guacamole recipes surround us. They outnumber us. Can there possibly be some new recipe that is really distinctive? Yes, there is. From James Peterson’s new book, Kitchen Simple, comes this recipe that is both simple and good. It is a minimalist recipe. Here you will...
Farmers Market Events at Cooking by the Book

Farmers Market Events at Cooking by the Book

Fall is the great season for food. Of the four seasons, my favorite is fall. True, I miss the warmth of summer, and I hate how each day is shorter. Spring mornings are warm but these fall mornings can only be called crisp. But, thank God, there isn’t the three feet of...