Scissors as Part of Your Cutlery

Scissors as Part of Your Cutlery

  I know the picture is not quite the best, but think of it as real-time journalism. This weekend, we were celebrating our wedding anniversary: the 33rd. It’s a personal record for us, for each of us. We traveled to Manchester, Vermont to see the peonies at...
Cavour Artichokes from The Italian Regional Cookbook

Cavour Artichokes from The Italian Regional Cookbook

  A couple of weeks ago I posted an artichoke recipe from Piedmont [foot of the mountains] in Northern Italy. That recipe for Artichokes with Egg and Lemon Sauce surprised me: eggs and artichokes? Well, here is another surprise from Piedmont: Cavour Artichokes...
Lamb Chops with Pasilla Chile Sauce from Rustic Mexican

Lamb Chops with Pasilla Chile Sauce from Rustic Mexican

  Suzi was doing her semi-annual labor of love: fashioning a new menu for her cooking school, Cooking by the Book. It’s the only fully hands-on cooking school in New York City, so she has to find recipes that a team of twenty can prepare in about one hour in our...