Apparently the first use of the breakfast/lunch mash-up “Brunch” happened back in 1895. Guy Beringer, a British writer, authored a piece called “Brunch: A Plea” in Hunter’s Weekly. He wanted people to gather for a
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Joy of Cooking has been a beloved classic since 1936. It was the go to book for young brides as well as experience cooks. There have been many updates and revisions over the years but
My Good Food Hour co-host, Steve Garner (Saturdays on KSRO 11 to Noon) and I recently interviewed Yale professor Paul Freedman about his new book: American Cuisine and How It Got This Way. It’s
Soooo . . . it really is beginning to cool down. We crave more warming soups and stews. Here is a favorite of mine which can be made with any smoked fish in your neighborhood.
Enjoy this article from my column at the Press Democrat. All Photos: ©John Burgess/The Press Democrat Mushrooms are one of the most interesting foods that we consume. Delicious, deadly, mysterious, intoxicating, enigmatic. Throughout history mushrooms
MEXICAN RECIPES The cuisine of Mexico is wildly diverse, although you wouldn’t always know that if you haven’t visited there. Fast food and “Americanized” Mexican restaurants are unfortunately what we often see in the States.
Dear Friends: I've been associated with the Monterey Bay Aquarium for a number of years and support their efforts with sustainable seafood practices. They are probably best known for their Seafood Watch initiative: https://www.seafodwatch.org which
As seen in the Press Democrat, August 2019 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/9813040-181/celebrity-chef-john-ashs-easy “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language” (from Henry James) “When one has tasted watermelon,
Serves 8 This is a perfect summertime dish to start a lunch or dinner. The heat of the serrano chiles contrasts with the cool, refreshing melon and the mint, lime and salty proscuitto add interesting
In recent years burgers have moved up from just being fast food faire to ultra-chic and hip with top chefs creating all kinds of exotically flavored and constructed burgers including using outrageously expensive Kobe or