Brian’s Onion Marmalade for Super Bowl Snacks

Brian’s Onion Marmalade for Super Bowl Snacks

If I ever want to sleep on the couch, all I have to do is eat some raw onion. I like raw onion. Suzen does not. The compromise is we cook them, and we make them sweet with utilitarian value. On Sunday, you have the Super Bowl and that’s a day for snacking. It’s an...
Suzi’s Caramelized Onion Tart

Suzi’s Caramelized Onion Tart

If you are reading this blog on our website, Cookingbythebook.com, then you’ve discovered the site for my wife’s cooking school. Several times a week, 20 to 50 people come to our Tribeca loft and cook a meal together in our kitchen. The large group is...
Curry Onion Tart from The Cardamom Trail by Chetna Makan

Curry Onion Tart from The Cardamom Trail by Chetna Makan

I find onion tarts to be irresistible. The tart crust, gooiness of the filling, and the onion tang make for sophisticated comfort food. Sophisticated, yes, but still comfort food. It’s a recipe not to play with. And then I read The Cardamom Trail by Chetna...
Corinne’s Pickled Onions

Corinne’s Pickled Onions

Corinne Trang is a central figure here at Cooking by the Book. She does many things, all of them well: teaching, creating menus, helping clients. But what Suzi and I always wait for is appetizer time. Clients coming into Cooking by the Book for a corporate team...