Planets of the Grapes

Planets of the Grapes

Concord grapes were developed in 1849 by Ephraim Wales Bull in Concord, Massachusetts. They’ve been a smashing hit ever since. There are just two problems for us: Concords are available for only a short few weeks each fall, and they have seeds. The seeds are nasty:...
TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

  Yes, red peppers: flavor bombs. How can you use them to best effect? Beyond salsa? Put them into a tart shell. Yeah, you are making pastry with them. And you fill that pastry with tomatoes and potatos to create a supreme tart. This TBT recipe is one Suzi and I...
Cookbook Review: Masala & Meatballs.

Cookbook Review: Masala & Meatballs.

Author of the award-winning blog Food Fashion Party, Asha Shivakumar was born in India and now lives in San Francisco. She says this book is not fusion food. It is her effort to “introduce Indian cooking to those who love spices but want to have it in a way that’s...