Concord Grape Syrup Redux from I Love Corn

Concord Grape Syrup Redux from I Love Corn

  This post is three years old and it is timely, for this week devoted to Concord grapes, to display it here again. The book I Love Corn by Lisa Skye is the best corn book ever. And it's all about corn. And then a little more. Hidden away in its pages you...
Brian’s Green Gazpacho [as promised although delayed]

Brian’s Green Gazpacho [as promised although delayed]

After brownies, after chicken wings, the very first dish I mastered as an adult was gazpacho. I saw a show on public television where tomatoes and a blender and a can of V-8 were converted into a soup. My V-8 days are long past, but I’m into gazpacho as soon as...
Polpette al Forno from Hog by Richard H. Turner

Polpette al Forno from Hog by Richard H. Turner

In his survey of cooking pork from every part of the pig and using every possible cooking technique, Hog author Richard H. Turner presents recipes from around the world. This Italian-inspired recipe features sausage cooked over a bed of grapes. With grapes available...
Maytag Blue Grapes

Maytag Blue Grapes

Sometimes you want just a sweet bite of this, a little taste of that. Bites so small it’s hard to call them tapas even. Consider Gale Gand’s Just a Bite. Published in 2001, we often pull it from our bookshelf. The 125 recipes here are, technically, all desserts. And...