Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas 2013

Suzen and I wish you a Merry Christmas. Actually, a Happy Holidays. As Suzen says, “Whatever your background or persuasion, everybody eats.” We all share the common bond of the table. And for almost everyone on the planet, bread in some form [flat, tall,...
Ruby Red Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

Ruby Red Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

So, I had this girlfriend. And I got involved without really knowing her. Then one night at her place I was going through her magazine collection and I found she read Cosmopolitan. I had seen the magazine on newsstands but never picked one up. Never read one. Now I...
Austrian White Asparagus with Brown Butter Sauce

Austrian White Asparagus with Brown Butter Sauce

  If I say “asparagus” you probably think of those green stalks with the reticulated tips. But green, definitely, green. In Europe, asparagus is very popular, from Spain through Switzerland including France and the Netherlands and Poland and Italy. And in all those...