Cipollini in Sweet and Sour Sauce

Cipollini in Sweet and Sour Sauce

When I see the phrase “sweet and sour” I always pause. My memory cuts in, and I can taste the sweet and sour pork from my favorite restaurant in the Chinatown of Portland in the 60’s. I suppose those little pork nuggets were sweet but it was the...
Carote from Parma: Carrots with Onions, Sugar and Parsley

Carote from Parma: Carrots with Onions, Sugar and Parsley

You may not have noticed, but carrots are an endangered species. Oh, no, they are not going to disappear. But they are becoming the Rodney Dangerfield of vegetables. You doubt me? Okay, when was the last time you ordered carrots as a side dish at a restaurant? When...
Brian’s Breakfast Mash Up

Brian’s Breakfast Mash Up

On a morning when I don’t have to rush off to work or a meeting, when I have some time, and when I have memories of childhood breakfasts, I open the refrigerator and begin. There is nothing complicated here: bacon, potatoes and onions. Plus more if you want: Peppers...
Meat Loaf Sandwiches

Meat Loaf Sandwiches

    You can say that it doesn’t matter. No matter how you do it, it will be fine. Sure, and Hell did freeze over. I did a google on “meat loaf sandwiches.” I happen to love them and actually, like many people, prefer the sandwiches the next day to the...
Onion Marmalade from Nick Malgieri’s Bread

Onion Marmalade from Nick Malgieri’s Bread

In his new book Bread Nick Malgieri offers this recipe for onion marmalade. How to use it? Nick suggests making grilled cheese sandwiches. Or, as a topping for his focaccia. Suzen is experimenting with adding this intense flavor to her salad vinaigrettes. You could...