Today I’d like to pay tribute to the egg. Often overlooked and previously maligned, it has overcome its humble beginnings and surpassed its bad reputation to earn a place in the food spotlight. Continue reading
Who still has their Christmas tree up? (Raises hand.) The ornaments are off of ours, but it still sits in the den, crispy and deep-fried from the dry heat. Looking more like something from The Nightmare Before Christmas. Scary.
But it can be delicious. Like this Kale and White Bean Soup with looks only a mother could love. It will fill you up and keep you satisfied for quite some time. And it is so good for you, it might be a crime.
I have always felt that in order to truly enjoy a book, a person must see themselves in some part related to the main character. Big or small, the relation causes you to connect to them and care about their resulting fate. Continue reading
Just a little chill in the air and I start pulling out the ‘big pots’. And they stay filled with everything from chili to stew to beans to greens. Being able to throw it all in and let it go gives a lot of satisfaction when fall finally arrives.
In David Lebovitz’s book, The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious – and Perplexing – City, Lebovitz treats us to his gift of sarcastic wit while exploring the city’s ironic and perplexing customs. Along the way, he shares some of his favorite recipes created and enjoyed there. This month a few fellow food bloggers and I, as a part of The Kitchen Reader, read The Sweet Life in Paris so we could share our opinion of the book with our readers and each other. Here are my thoughts.
This weekend included both cinnamon rolls and biscuits and gravy, so I must do a little cleansing of the arteries this week. If you happened to indulge over the weekend, let me suggest a dish that is packed with flavor and will not leave you feeling guilty.