Really Simple Anchovy, Caper and Tomato Salad

“Don’t add salt.” Suzen was issuing a command, not a suggestion. I had just described the dinner I was planning. I’m upstate and she’s in the city. Her antennae are always up when I’m on my own, the kitchen is mine, and she’s wondering what the devil I’m going to...

Capers 101 and Caper Butter

Capers. You know the word and in a second your mind thinks: round, kinda like a peppercorn, and salty. Capers are a treat, a genuine utilitarian ingredient that can be applied to many different recipes. The lovely book Anchovies, Olives and Capers by Georgeanne...

Roasted Pepper and Anchovy Dip

Do you cook with the usual suspects: onion, potato, tomato, beef, …? If I say “dip” for potato chips do you reach for the sour cream and a pack onion soup mix? It’s time to break free. Oh, let’s keep the sour cream, but we’re going to do something deliciously...