Mulligatawny Soup from Adam’s Big Pot

Mulligatawny Soup from Adam’s Big Pot

    It’s almost faster to make Mulligatawny soup than to say the name. The dish has Indian origins but these days it really is considered an English soup. When a recipe travels that far, there can be lovely variation in the recipes that now appear. For...
Cornish Game Hens, the Easy Way

Cornish Game Hens, the Easy Way

    Here are the two most important things about Cornish Game Hens: [1] They do NOT taste like chicken. The flavor is more intense, far less boring. [2] They can be prepared with total ease [3] Yes, this is the third of two things: that easy preparation will...
Dorie’s Roast Chicken for Lazy People [Les Paresseux]

Dorie’s Roast Chicken for Lazy People [Les Paresseux]

  At Suzi’s cooking school here in Tribeca, Cooking by the Book, corporations bring in teams for an evening of teambuilding based on a kitchen experience. That experience be just fun, cooking together while sharing wine, or a real exercise in teambuilding with...
TBT Recipe: Brian’s Chicken and Dumplings

TBT Recipe: Brian’s Chicken and Dumplings

I first posted this five years ago and every year since it has appeared on our table at least twice. Comfort food can be simple, like mac and cheese. Or it can require some care and feeding. Chicken and dumplings is not an immediate, no-brainer dish. On the other...