Florida Style Coconut Cream Patties

Florida Style Coconut Cream Patties

                                For some, Florida seems a weird place. For the rest of us, Florida is a weird place. Now the fourth largest state, Florida is a jumble of theme parks, trailer parks, strip malls, and highways. But the “old” Florida, the Florida of 40 or...
Coconut Rice from Madhur Jaffrey

Coconut Rice from Madhur Jaffrey

Rice. It is staple food. Just what does that mean? In many cuisines rice is a component you expect to see on every plate, no matter what the main entrée. Particularly in Asian cuisines, rice is there — not just as a base — but as an integral part of the overall dish....

Chewy, Chunky Blondies

I was standing in a slow line last week. I could not see the face of the woman in front of me, but I could see she had beautiful long blond hair. The question naturally popped into my head: do blonds really have more fun. Not in this line. And then, I had a...