That’s what inspired Thanksgiving, isn’t it, a celebration of, and gratitude for, a bountiful harvest? Today’s entry heartily endorses that appeal with a plate full of the best of farm, forest and field. Just the crops alone are well-represented in the produce spilling from the cornucopia below:Today’s feast started with an episode of the Cook’s… Continue reading Plenty for Everyone!
No Fish Fry Tonight
Fried fish is wonderful, but it’s not worth all that oil. Pity, as there’s no other way to get that crispy, golden crust. If only there were a loophole, some way to indulge, to delight in the crunch, while reaping the benefits of clean, healthy baked fish. Leave it to Gourmet to find a way… Continue reading No Fish Fry Tonight
C) Both of the Above
“Fusion” cuisine takes quite a few hits, admittedly on these pages, and elsewhere. Perhaps this dismissal is too hasty when cooks offer inspirations like today’s effort, Bánh Mì. Though the sandwich was developed in Vietnam and is among that cuisine’s most prominent preparations, bánh mì claims at least one French grandparent. It’s only natural, of… Continue reading C) Both of the Above
I Blame Felix Ungar, and One of You
At last, The Prize! After watching my diet and denying myself so many temptations (in their thousands, believe me), I finally said goodbye to all those excess pounds I’ve carried around for years. Much work remains in toning and in sculpting, but I’m free – finally! Carbs now can make (considerably) limited appearances, and this club sandwich reintroduces them… Continue reading I Blame Felix Ungar, and One of You