THE THRILL OF THE GRILL Cooking foods outside on a grill over coals is one of my earliest food memories. I lived with my Grandparents as a kid and we caught a lot of trout.
Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for May 5th. Ask most Americans its meaning and they will probably tell you it has something to do with Mexican Independence Day, which it does not. Mexican Independence Day
You’ve got your orders. We all must hunker in place now. What are we going to do about meals since we can’t go out or stock up at the hot bar? I’ve a friend who
Serves 8 - 10 Corning is an old English term that refers to pellets of salt called corns. It has nothing to do with corn the vegetable. If you’ve ever looked at the ingredient list
Serve 4 This was adapted from a recipe by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt who writes for one of my favorite web sites: Serious Eats. It is delicious on its own, but I also like it as
All of us occasionally need to do what I call the “Big Deal” dinner. Maybe the Boss is coming over to dinner, or the in-laws or future in-laws or anybody else that you’d like to
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
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