TBT Recipe: Normandy Onion Soup with Cider

TBT Recipe: Normandy Onion Soup with Cider

  The great, the truly great Michel Roux died yesterday. Suzi and I have enjoyed his books and recipes for years. I posted this recipe just a year ago. Now, Suzi and I are sitting in our New York City apartment just trying to wait out the coronavirus epidemic. We...
Cheese Strata

Cheese Strata

Here’s an idea from March 2015, and it shows why if you want breakfast, you’d be better off in Italy than anywhere else. This dish is deep and decadent. You might consider challah or brioche for the bread component here. Why skimp when you already have all...
Salmon with Buttery French Pea and Lettuce Broth

Salmon with Buttery French Pea and Lettuce Broth

I just published a review of Searing Inspiration, a most lovely cookbook. The book has a specific concept: cook a main course then keep the pan, add components, and fashion a sauce to transform it all to a feast. A feast for your eyes as well as your mouth. Searing...
Hasselbeck Potatoes with Peri Peri Dressing & Feta

Hasselbeck Potatoes with Peri Peri Dressing & Feta

I never saw the term “Hasselback Potatoes” until about a year ago. Now, they are an institution in many books. And that’s a good trend. What is a Hasselback potato? It’s a baked potato where the potato is sliced vertically many times before going in the oven. You make...
TBT Recipe: Anchovy Twists from 2012

TBT Recipe: Anchovy Twists from 2012

                                        Snack food. I was part of a prescription drug study for a couple of years where they asked about my daily eating. “Do you...