For me, this is the time of year for a good gin & tonic, and judging by a shortage of tonic waters at the local grocery stores right now, I’m not the only one who thinks so. … Read the rest
We don't normally run many recipes (though I wish I had a recipe writer). However I'll sometimes write posts about cocktails, holiday recipes etc., and we sometimes excerpt recipes from cookbooks here. Author Nancy Rommelmann also contributes to this section.
This great wine piece by Darryl Joannides includes a recipe for Penne all’Arrabbiata
It was late January 1997 and a particularly dark, wet and dreary winter’s day. We were on the back end of a 3 week trip driving all over the Italian peninsula, and beginning to get that type of weary that sets in when you’ve been away a long time and constantly on the move.… Read the rest
This is a recipe my father used back in the 40’s. Many years ago, I found it among his things, but never made it until tonight. Now I will never make any other version.… Read the rest
When Jack Yoss was the chef of the excellent Ten 01 restaurant in Portland, one of his most requested recipes was the Thai ribs, which were only available in the bar. He was kind enough to send it to me, and several readers have thoroughly tested the instructions and cut it down from a restaurant-sized portion to one that is more manageable.… Read the rest