Next book: Molly on the Range

Next book: Molly on the Range

  Rather than trying to explain the appeal of Molly Yeh and her toothsome recipes I will send you over to her wildly popular blog to see for yourself.  She’s won every award they give to people who I guess need to be validated that way (poor things) plus...
Appetites

Appetites

I’ve been a fan of Anthony Bourdain’s since Kitchen Confidential and I’ve always felt a little bad for him in that he’s gotten one of those super-sticky labels that famous people acquire (sometimes unfairly), in his case: “bad boy,”...
Five-Spice Short Ribs with Carrot and Parsnip Puree

Five-Spice Short Ribs with Carrot and Parsnip Puree

PHOTO BY GIEVES ANDERSON, FOOD STYLING BY ANNA HAMPTON Every now and then I take a truly terrible picture of my culinary product. Sometimes they’re blurry, sometimes they’re irredeemably over- or under-exposed, and sometimes they just make the food look...
Summer Panzanella Salad

Summer Panzanella Salad

When I combine my obsession with in-season tomatoes with the fact that I love bread so much that I would happily eat a baguette for dessert, I am inevitably led to one thing: panzanella. Bread and tomato salad. There are as many recipes for panzanella as the interwebs...
No Knead Bread, encore

No Knead Bread, encore

I don’t know what you were doing in 2006 (launching Twitter? Introducing skinny jeans?) but I, along with the rest of the cooking world, was going bonkers over No Knead Bread.  What attracted me to the recipe was not liberation from kneading (I like kneading)...