Actually, this isn’t a book. It’s a magazine that six times a year comes into our mailbox with high expectation. Suzi and I own a small herd of cast iron pans. Some folks have none, some have twenty. We’ve got ten. Some odd shapes and sizes to be sure stored on...
Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Ken Haedrich has a fleet of wonderful cookbooks. His latest, Harvest Baker, is clearly the flagship, the best book he has ever written. And that, I assure you, is saying a great deal. This was the first recipe Suzi and I made from the book. We are cast iron fans, love...
On Summer Pies

On Summer Pies

In the summer, we take out Pie by Ken Haedrich, put it on the kitchen island, and check it out day by day. Ken has a recipe for All-Strawberry Pie calling for 4 cups of strawberries. The great thing about pie making is the flexibility of those fillings. We had a cup...
TBT Recipe: Crab, Saffron and Gruyere Tart

TBT Recipe: Crab, Saffron and Gruyere Tart

  Today’s TBT Cookbook review covers The New American Cheese, a survey of the American cheese landscape in 2000. So, naturally, we need a TBT recipe rich in cheese. Here it is. The pairing of crab and cheese is classic and here the packaging, ala tart,...