The idea of midnight spaghetti is not a new one. Known in Italy as Spaghettata di Mezzanote its preparation occurs after a night of drinking and partying or maybe you’ve forgotten to eat during the
For those of a certain age we remember the grand foods of the 60's and 70's which the television series Mad Men epitomized. Dishes like these appeared on fancy restaurant menus all around the country.
The COVID-19 virus has changed how most of us think about Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday by the way. We are told that we shouldn’t gather in large, non-familial groups, should avoid the classic buffet, use
John Burgess, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Fall is a special time of year. Summer is winding down and our circadian clocks are kicking in and yearning for more hearty and deeply flavored foods.
(Photo credit: John Burgess/The Press Democrat) Today chicken has become so much a part of our menu that we don’t tend to think much at all about these noble little birds. In the '90s, chicken
Each season has its unique ingredients and flavors, but summer provides the most abundant, I think you’d agree. It’s hard to keep up with the delicious “glut” that we are presented with. That Grande Dame
Southeast Asia is home to a rich cross-cultural table with every country providing a distinctive cuisine that, at the same time, shares similarities with its neighbors. The Chinese, Arabs, and Indians early on established many
Most authorities agree that eating more seafood and shellfish and less red and processed meat is a choice that's good for your health and much better for the environment. Unfortunately, with many seafood choices, there are three other
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
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