Monthly Archives: September 2011

Spinach Salad

Back in the 70’s, when I was first away from home, the spinach salad was just coming into vogue.  I think it was pretty popular back then, and it was a revelation to me.  My only experience with spinach before … Continue reading

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Tastes

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of books about chefs–most notably the books of Michael Ruhlman: The Making of a Chef, The Soul of a Chef, and The Reach of a Chef.  I’ve also read The French Laundry Cookbook and … Continue reading

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Not another cooking blog…

It seems like everyone in the world has a food and cooking blog.  I run across so many during the course of a day, and most of them are awe-inspiring.  I’ve resisted throwing my own hat into this well-trodden ring, … Continue reading

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