Recipes: The Magic of Mushrooms

2019-10-10T21:16:28-07:00

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

Recipes: The Magic of Mushrooms2019-10-10T21:16:28-07:00

The Great Foods of Summer

2019-08-15T02:03:47-07:00

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,

The Great Foods of Summer2019-08-15T02:03:47-07:00

Recipes: CAULIFLOWER . . . THE NEW KALE!

2019-04-08T23:21:37-07:00

According to Mark Twain: “A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.” The word "cauliflower" derives from the Italian cavolfiore, meaning "cabbage flower". Cauliflowers have been around for a long time and

Recipes: CAULIFLOWER . . . THE NEW KALE!2019-04-08T23:21:37-07:00

Recipes: HOME-CURED CORNED BEEF

2019-03-10T04:30:31-07:00

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

Recipes: HOME-CURED CORNED BEEF2019-03-10T04:30:31-07:00

Recipe: CELERY ROOT: THE UGLY KNOB

2019-03-10T04:26:30-07:00

The “Ugly Knob” description came from the Grande Dame of British food writing, Elizabeth David, who had great affection for this homely looking root vegetable. In case you aren’t familiar with her, she predated Julia

Recipe: CELERY ROOT: THE UGLY KNOB2019-03-10T04:26:30-07:00