Roasted Red Pepper Soup from Leon Happy Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup from Leon Happy Soup

I don’t remember when I first ate a red pepper. Sometime in my thirties I expect. My mother believed in canned vegetables. The only Italian food we enjoyed came in cardboard boxes made by Kraft. It was a different world. My first pepper experience was intense. One...
Chargrilled Sweet Pepper & Walnut Dip

Chargrilled Sweet Pepper & Walnut Dip

  I posted this a couple of years ago. My deli is still there. Hummus display is even bigger, more flavors. Gee, chipotle hummus. I prefere this dip! My corner deli in Manhattan is run by Koreans, what else? The refrigerator case is overflowing with hummus, in...
Sautéed Peppers with Capers from Alice Waters

Sautéed Peppers with Capers from Alice Waters

Alice Waters is justly famed and famous. We think of her restaurants, her exceptional force in forging the “fresh and local” movement. Her heritage of generations of chefs that have trained and learned at Chez Panisse and then prospered across the nation....