Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: “The Only Tomato Sauce You’ll Ever Need”

This was a perfectly delicious tomato sauce but if I had to pick one to call “the only tomato sauce” I’ll ever need it will not be this one.  That honor goes to Marcella Hazan’s brilliant sauce which is simply … Continue reading

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The Next Book: The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook

It’s no secret that I’m a complete fool for Cook’s Illustrated.  I learned how to cook from this magazine and it is my single favorite source for reliable recipes.  Yes, their meticulous approach often results in recipes that ask you … Continue reading

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Review: Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen

There is an article in the October 31 edition of The New Yorker about Homer Sean Brock, the latest molecular gastronomy darling, and his two New Orleans restaurants.  Like most of the brilliant, insightful, well-written articles in The New Yorker, … Continue reading

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