Category: Recipes

Baking with “barm”

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When it comes to experimenting with unfamiliar ingredients, I’ve never been much of an incrementalist. Even if something is good on the first try, I move from there quite broadly to establish the ends of the spectrum. Maybe that first…

Home Economics and Leftovers

Consider a few statistics: 69.2 percent of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese (CDC 2009-2010) $15,799 is the average credit card debt per US household (US Federal Reserve) 56 percent of consumers carried an unpaid credit…

Money shots and marinade

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After a decade of writing about food and restaurants for actual publications, and, in particular, being the photographer for all my work, there is a food shot I’ve come to appreciate the most. And that’s shown above. The “After” shot.…

TKC: Dry-aged pork. Really!

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Question: When is the last time you have seen hunks of pork quite like this: One does not usually couple the term “marbling” with pork, but look at them. Look. At. Them. Especially the porterhouse pictured at the top. Marbling.…

Carrot and tarragon soup

By MinnesotaMrs This is a light, delicious, and beautiful soup. It freezes well and is a good way to use up carrots from a large fall harvest. This recipe was inspired by my mom 🙂 Ingredients:   10-12 carrots, cut…