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Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin

  Food writer and critic Ruth Reichl calls her “the anti-Martha Stewart”.

And perhaps it is because of that that Colwin’s Home Cooking is such an enjoyable read. 1,039 more words


Saturday night cooking

I love restaurant cookbooks.  It’s fun to get cookbooks from restaurants where you have eaten and also from restaurants you would like to visit.  Some of my favorites in the latter category are The Mustard Grill Napa Valley, Gotham Bar and Grill and The Inn at Little Washington.   514 more words


Weekend Cooking: Hamachi Kama or yellowtail collar

I love to eat fish. The Husband, on the other hand, doesn’t. He thinks fish should be eaten either raw (as sushi or sashimi) or as fish and chips. 400 more words


Asta's Anchovie pasta ... at Bosbokfontein Private Nature Reserve... part 2 of 4

Anchovies… please don’t let the BOTTLE of anchovies in this recipe scare you, it did scare me, but Asta from Iceland convinced me to keep an open mind….. 210 more words

Weekend Getaways...

A Taste of Summer: Homemade Lemonade

Combine in a saucepan:

1 cup of sugar

1 cup of water

rind of two lemons cut into pieces

Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. 59 more words

Cooking for the Weekend Part I : Polynesian Fruit Salad and Stuffed Venison Peppers

I see lots of recipes for fast cooking during the week. My cooking is the opposite; I prepare ahead for the weekend. After working a 12-hour shift I don’t want to cook….in fact, I don’t want to do much. 629 more words


eleven notable noshes on a tuesday

1. Ooh-la-la! There’s a new Crêpes by Suzette picture book app! I’d featured Monica Wellington’s charming story set in Paris back in 2010, so I was happy to learn it’s now been transformed into a fully interactive multimedia experience: 996 more words