Sweet and Sour and Fiery Ribs

Sweet and Sour and Fiery Ribs

My favorite cuisine? Well sort of Mexican, Southwestern, Thai, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese. You know what I mean. I like a lot things and the “most liked” can depend on the time of day, the smells on the street, how long since my last pasta gorge, or how long...
Chinese BBQ Ribs [Yes, You Can!]

Chinese BBQ Ribs [Yes, You Can!]

Just Grill This by Sam Zien, The Cooking Guy, is one of those books you might take a quick glance at and then just pass on by. Sam’s picture on the cover of this paperback is intentionally nerdish and this clearly is one of those guy‑beer‑meat‑grill books that you...
The Italian Slow Cooker by Michele Scicolone

The Italian Slow Cooker by Michele Scicolone

A winter weekend can be as busy as a summer one.  True, we may stay indoors a bit more, but there are errands, house tasks, and of course the Sunday papers to devour.  There isn’t always time to spend hours of attention to cooking yet we all look forward to having a...