Frozen Iceberg Lettuce with Champagne Vinegar

Frozen Iceberg Lettuce with Champagne Vinegar

  There are people who do not believe in evolution or genetics. I think they are wrong. This recipe all started many years ago when I met Maria Guarnaschelli. CBTB was selected for testing The Joy of Cooking and Maria was the editor. At the time Maria told us of her...
Tartine Stale Bread Soup

Tartine Stale Bread Soup

I pride myself on my baking. It has only taken, what, about twenty years to get good at it. But I bake bread and it is very, very good bread. I bring it to every dinner party Brian and I go to, and each hostess is delighted to serve it, warmed with butter on the side....
Oat Scones with Cranberries and Walnuts

Oat Scones with Cranberries and Walnuts

“I said a bite, not half.” Sometimes my husband can be a pig. “I, um, uh,” Brian kept chewing. “I actually like this.” “So did I.” I turned, walked back into Amy’s Bread at Chelsea Markets at 15th Street. Before the Meat District became upscale, I worked just across...
Grilled Sesame Salmon from Salted

Grilled Sesame Salmon from Salted

Salt is one of the most potent, essential ingredients in cooking. Its ability to draw out and intensify flavor is unmatched. The book Salted: A manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral with Recipes provides a wealth of facts and ideas for all of us salt lovers....
Betty Crocker Living with Cancer Cookbook

Betty Crocker Living with Cancer Cookbook

This a serious but very positive cookbook review. We all hope for a long and healthy life. Longevity is now much more attainable — remember when “50” was old? Thanks, in part, to modern medicine we can expect to live far longer than we might have dreamed. The catch...