TBT Recipe: Pickled Spring Vegetables

TBT Recipe: Pickled Spring Vegetables

From just last year, here’s a mandatory spring recipe. Well, not “that mandatory” but still “you pretty well want to do this mandatory.” “Those are wild ramps,” Suzen observed. We were on a hike in Dutchess Country at Madava Farms where...
Dark Chocolate from Dulce de Leche by Josephine Caminos Oria

Dark Chocolate from Dulce de Leche by Josephine Caminos Oria

Yesterday I reviewed a wonderful book: Dulce de Leche by Josephine Caminos Oria. Dulce recipes cover the gamut in this book, from simply adding a little to your morning beverage to topping off desserts. Even making a carrot soufflé or the “rub” for your Thanksgiving...
Green Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole from Mesa Mexicano

Green Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole from Mesa Mexicano

Yesterday I posted a recipe for Tomatillo Salsa. Bright and tart, it is a delight with chips. But this salsa has a life beyond those chips. The “penetrating” ability of salsa means it can be a significant contributing ingredient. Chilaquiles is a comfort food gift to...
Tomatillo Salsa from Mesa Mexicano

Tomatillo Salsa from Mesa Mexicano

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger have been figures on the American culinary scene for several happy decades. They have appeared on TV, established a chain of Mexican restaurants, and left us with a legacy of wonderful cookbooks. The pair is famous for their...
Spring Vegetable Tartare from Simple Nature by Alain Ducasse

Spring Vegetable Tartare from Simple Nature by Alain Ducasse

I just posted a review of the wonderful new book by Alain Ducasse: Simple Nature. It’s not a vegetarian book by any means, for protein does appear, but it is vegetable-centric. This is the first dish we tried out of the book, making this veggie tartare to go along...