Grilled Fava Beans with Bread Crumbs, Lemon, and Anchovy

Grilled Fava Beans with Bread Crumbs, Lemon, and Anchovy

    Fava beans, a spring arrival, can be a pain. You have to peel them and it seems an endless task. Can those husks, which are actually quite tender and sweet, somehow be used? Yes. This recipe comes from Estella, a cookbook and a Manhattan restaurant. Both...
Ballymaloe Irish Stew

Ballymaloe Irish Stew

  Suzi and I are on our last weekend of Spring Break out in the Southwest. I’m gambling in advance as I write this [April 5] that spring has not yet arrived in the East. If it is still chilly,  you might delight with a good stew. I have one today, one tomorrow....
Pissaladiere from Art of the Party by Kay Plunkett-Hogge

Pissaladiere from Art of the Party by Kay Plunkett-Hogge

    The Art of the Party by culinary guru Kay Plunkett-Hoge contains a range of classic recipes that Kay has literally perfected. From the south of France, this combination of onions, garlic, thyme, anchovy, and olives is a head-rocking testament to...