“America, it has been observed, is not really a melting pot. It is actually a huge potluck dinner, in which platters of roasted chicken beckon beside casseroles of pasta, mounds of tortillas, stew pots of gumbo, and skillets filled with pilafs of every imaginable color.” 482 more words
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The perfect dinner for a rainy night and dinner on the porch or for any chilly night come this fall and winter, my favorite pot roast that can be cooked in a slow cooker or in the oven. 378 more words
Ah, slow-braised brisket – could there be a more quintessential culinary expression of Jewish motherly love?
For me, sadly, Jewish food has always been the forbidden fruit of world cuisine, but considering I grew up in a country which doesn’t recognize the state of Israel, it is hardly… 596 more words
When it’s cold, a slow-braised dish is the ticket. Something that cooks until it’s fall-apart tender, utterly comforting, and perfumes the entire house. I had been kicking around a Middle Eastern-spiced lamb and tested seasonings until I arrived at this, a lamb shoulder that cooks until it is fragrant perfection. 190 more words