Beef Shank with Garlic and Basil from Jennifer McGruther

Beef Shank with Garlic and Basil from Jennifer McGruther

I’m off to get the morning paper. The sun is out, no clouds in the sky. I step outside. I stop. I go inside and then return to the street with a jacket on. Fall has arrived. Time for warmer foods, fall comfort foods. From Broth and Stock by Jennifer McGruther comes...
Brian’s End of Summer Gazpacho

Brian’s End of Summer Gazpacho

Two weeks ago I saw the first red leaves. Now, on August 18th, there are red and gold dashes up and down the Hudson Valley. And many of those trees that were bright green in July have adopted serious traces of brown camouflage Autumn is arriving, sooner than normal...
Homemade Udon Noodles

Homemade Udon Noodles

If you have eaten in a Japanese restaurant, you may have enjoyed a noodle dish, an Udon noodle dish. Thick, luscious, these noodles almost seem alive. In any dish, like the soup in the picture at the bottom of this post, the noodles become the central element, the...