Sautéed Peppers with Capers from Alice Waters

Sautéed Peppers with Capers from Alice Waters

Alice Waters is justly famed and famous. We think of her restaurants, her exceptional force in forging the “fresh and local” movement. Her heritage of generations of chefs that have trained and learned at Chez Panisse and then prospered across the nation....
Rib-Eye Steak with Tangy Caper Sauce

Rib-Eye Steak with Tangy Caper Sauce

In last Thursday’s Throwback Cookbook Review, I featured the Steak Lover’s Cookbook from William Rice. The book is 18 years old yet most of the recipes are right in accord with today’s standards and trends. Now,I admit, his first suggestion for...
Sauce Gribiche

Sauce Gribiche

One central reason for the beloved quality of French food is the sauces: the range of flavor and intensities is a treasure trove for us. There is, sadly, a little reluctance to go treasure hunting. Truth is, we are all too often in a fast food mood. We are having...