Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

The new cookbook Istanbul & Beyond is a magnificent culinary, and cultural and photographic tour, of Turkey. It’s beautiful to see the pictures of the food, the people and the incredible landscape of a vast country. Many Turkish recipes use ingredients we do here...
Cookbook Review: The Zen Kitchen by Adam Law

Cookbook Review: The Zen Kitchen by Adam Law

If you are typical, you sometimes eat Japanese food. Maybe sushi, maybe not. Suzi and I have a divided marriage: she is sushi, I am tonkatsu. Making Japanese food at home? Ah, we rarely do that. You probably rarely do, too. There is just this “something” that seems to...
Shrimp with Peach Cocktail from Jean-Georges

Shrimp with Peach Cocktail from Jean-Georges

How about a Football Party? We have parties for the end of the season, for the Super Bowl, but we don’t celebrate enough at the start of the season. I do understand that tailgating is a party but how many of us have $400 tickets to go see the Giants play? Party at...