Food Archive

The human eye blinks an average of

What I’m Reading: Cookbooks!

I know I am late on another What I’m Reading post (and a lot of other things) but I thought I’d do a roundup of some other fun reading I’ve been doing/using lately – Cookbooks!  I thought I’d give you a review …
Grand Aioli

Eat Like It’s Summertime

There’s no denying it.  We are on the last gasp of summer.  Children are back in school.  Labor day is around the corner.  Even in Los Angeles, where the heat will continue for a month or two, the mornings are darker, the …
The Luxury of Taking Your Time

The Luxury of Taking Your Time

Last week I peeled walnuts. I sat down with a sharpened skewer and a bowl of walnuts, doused in boiling water.  I slowly, methodically, lifeted the sheer skins off the nut, scraping each surface, excavating each tiny canyon. Most of my days …
Dolce Far Niente – Aperol Spritzicles

Summer Recipe Roundup

It’s the summer solstice! The longest day of the year! The official first day of summer, which, by some magic, is also Midsummer. No matter how you slice it, today is the day when even your most pedantic friends can’t deny that …
Real Time Web Analytics