When a friend (or farmers’ market) gives you freshly picked fava beans, smile, say thank you, and get shelling!
Potatoes are like flavor sponges. Being a fairly blank palette, what you put into them makes a big difference.
My Polish half is calling me. It seems I cannot go very long without pickling something. Today: Mushrooms!
It took me awhile to understand and bond with Brussels sprouts. We started off on the wrong foot. It didn’t make a good first impression. It wasn’t until I went on a roasting vegetable binge that I began to appreciate – and now love – Brussels.
Bitter. An overrated emotion, but an underused taste. I’m not jaded, but I have been embracing the bitter lately. Take radicchio for example.
Need a no-fuss fast appetizer – and one that pulls triple duty as a dip, sandwich spread and pasta sauce? Look no further than your pantry.
“Make sure you get the handwritten ones – they’re the best,” said my Uncle while I was looking through the hundreds of recipes my Grandmother created and saved over decades. Her recipe for Cardamom Glazed Carrots caught my eye for a couple of reasons.