Fresh Lemon Corn Custard

Fresh Lemon Corn Custard

Pure corn flavor can be hard to achieve in subtle form. Corn on the cob is often eaten with butter and there is “crosstalk” in the flavor profile in your mouth. Pure and somewhat muted corn flavor can be sublime. It’s not that forward taste in your mouth but the...
Lemon-Parsley Marinade

Lemon-Parsley Marinade

  Do you use marinades or rubs? Are you disappointed at the flavor results? I understand. That’s why I love Rubs: Over 100 Recipes for the Perfect Sauces, Marinades and Seasonings. Author John Whalen III is a meat guru and every page in this book proves...
Brian’s Agave Bees Knees

Brian’s Agave Bees Knees

“I really can’t taste the gin,” my wife Suzen said to me. I was so happy. I had succeeded in my Bees Knees experiment. It’s a catchy name: Bees Knees. It’s actually slang. During Prohibition, it meant “The Best.” And this...
Gluten-Free Lemon Tart

Gluten-Free Lemon Tart

Suzi does a lot of work with celiac patients. We are the official test kitchen for the Center for Celiac Disease at Columbia University. Once a month, patients and their families come to Cooking by the Book to prepare an entire meal including dessert. Suzi has...