Soup is an important part of every cultural cuisine and the variations could fill several books (and it has!). Soup is the most basic of dishes. Originally soupe or sops described a hot broth poured
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Here’s an interesting menu to fix when the Boss comes over or to celebrate a special occasion. • Grilled Wild Mushroom and Citrus Salad with Aged Goat Cheese • Seared Scallops with Celery Root Salad
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
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,