Roast Spareribs with Toasted Garlic

Roast Spareribs with Toasted Garlic

  Pork and Sons was a brilliant book devoted to the noble pig. Now author Stephane Reynaud has written Rȏtis: Roasts for Every Day of the Week, an encyclopedia for those who grew up where the main meal for every day was themed. In this lovely book, the days of...
Really Simple Homemade Croutons

Really Simple Homemade Croutons

I can’t believe I’m writing this, but a trip down the aisle of a megamart has left me no choice. There were dozens of varieties of croutons. All nicely boxed up, all manufactured with enough “additives” to let them last for years. They tend to be rock hard with...
Orange, Tomato and Chive Salsa

Orange, Tomato and Chive Salsa

I don’t work at Barnes and Noble but I do shop there. When you first enter the store, there is often a rack of “special” books that you may overlook. They always have modest prices. They always have a distinct size or cover. You might pass right by, but if you see The...

Roasted Garlic Green Beans

I’m not crazy. I just need someone to talk to. So occasionally I see someone who gives me two things. A prescription pad filled out for happy pills and some advice. “Find balance,” he says. “Meditate. Don’t go overboard.” I actually find cooking to be a form of...