When you watch an interview with David Lynch it’s always surprising how totally normal he seems. Once you get past the hipster hair style he’s got this unpretentious gee-whiz enthusiasm about things. Did you know he’s a vegan, or at least a vegetarian? He shows us how to make quinoa (pronounced kin-WAH) with organic broccoli, […]
Cooked some rocking good steaks last night. Here’s the Method…
I made this last weekend to bring to a party, and from start to on-my-way-out-the-door was under an hour. And that’s including the fairly tedious carved-out tomatoes business.
We all have our comfort food vices. When I’m at home alone I enjoy making fish soup. Go figure. No one else in the household appreciates it, so I treat it like a guilty pleasure. One of my favorite cookbooks is “A Tuscan In The Kitchen.” The author’s recipes don’t have measurements, temperatures or timings. […]
Back when I started cooking, I used to try to make bread. The recipes I tried were a tremendously time-consuming, labor-intensive struggle against the ingredients, and I never quite won. Thanks to the NY Times’ Minimalist column last Wednesday, I found a winner.
Newark has always been the place to go for good Spanish and Portuguese food, and NJPAC is a terrific concert hall. But there are other omens and portends in the air indicating that Newark may finally be turning a corner. Since any omens worth their salt come in threes, here are the ones I’ve seen: […]