Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

I am, in a word, a fan of Patricia Wells. I love her cookbooks, packed with ideas that tempt me page by page. I relish her travel books: those Food Lover’s Guides to Paris and to France have given many of us perfect journeys along the timeless streets of cities or the...
Shortcrust Pastry from Pie

Shortcrust Pastry from Pie

Yesterday’s post called for a Rich Shortcrust Pasty. Here it is from Pie by Angela Boggiano. The “richness” here is achieved by using only butter for the fat and even 1 tablespoon more than in the “standard” shortcrust pasty in Pie. Angela says that this crust is fine...
Beef and Beer Pie for a Winter’s Night

Beef and Beer Pie for a Winter’s Night

“It’s not expensive. Even with shipping from the UK,” I said. I wasn’t certain what reaction I was going to get. “No effing way,” Suzen said. That’s really what I should have expected. “First of all, we are making this pie today. Second of all, I would never have a...