From Chris Prosperi: Most of us grew up having Progresso canned clam sauce on spaghetti; we dumped a can into a saucepan, heated it and mixed in the linguine. That was it, and we ate it happily. What would it taste like if we made it today? What does time do to memory? We decided to […]
This is genius, so hats off to Adam Ried and his associates at Cooks Illustrated, where somebody suggested something absurdly clever — soaking mushrooms in a little salty water for a few minutes to make them especially moist after roasting. We don’t know who wanted to pair the roasted mushrooms with parmesan and pine nuts, […]
Our featured pesto recipe is in Nancy Harmon Jenkins new cookbook, Virgin Territory, about the culture and practice of making olive oil in the Mediterranean region. Each of her recipes, which are her own or those of her friends, have olive oil as an important ingredient.
Dee McCaffrey is an organic chemist, nutritionist and now author of The Science of Skinny Cookbook, filled with recipes for delicious dishes, free of synthetic chemicals. She gives us tasty herb-crusted salmon… smokey tomato soup… sugar-free banana bread… the mint chocolate bliss smoothie… No deprivation diet here… and Dee’s gone from obese to slender and stayed […]
In one bite we were offering ohs and ahs as we took our first bites of Halibut Beurre Blanc, prepared for us by Chris Prosperi from Nina Planck’s The Real Food Cookbook. While it sounds fancy because of the French reference, it’s a simple butter and white wine sauce that would make any piece of […]
Even people who aren’t interested in vegetables like them when they’re done Michele Scicolone’s way—tossing them in an olive oil, garlic and herb mixture before grilling. What I love about this easy recipe is that you taste the vegetables, yet the dressing enhances all the flavors. Let’s face it, you can’t go wrong starting with […]