Shrimp and grits as a thing, a meal that’s worthy of attention, first crossed my radar in 2010 on a trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Grits weren’t something I much … Continue reading Shrimp and Grits
Comfort Me With Beets is hitting the road wherever social distancing is possible and pandemic restrictions permit. This means my new food obsession is figuring out how to cook great … Continue reading Pernell
Why haven’t I roasted radishes before? How fantastic they are, their peppery edge mellows, turning sweet, and the green stems are a wee bitter and nutty in all the best … Continue reading Radish Love
Most Italians, particularly Tuscans, have their own take on ribollita, bread soup. This one is mine, inspired from a recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi as published in his book Plenty. It … Continue reading My Ribollita
Eggplant Parmesan is one of my most favorite things in the world, but making a traditional version of it at home isn’t easy. Mulitple steps and the time they demand … Continue reading A Lighter Eggplant Parm
My husband is a southerner raised on collard greens and pot liquor. I am not. Each time I’ve tried a side of collards at a local BBQ joint near our … Continue reading Braised Collards with Chickpeas and BBQ Sauce
To write about food and hunger is to write about power and love. MFK Fisher asserted as much in the introduction to her book, The Gastronomical Me. This understanding made … Continue reading Why another food blog?