Caponata

Caponata

I cannot begin to tell you how hard I fell for this. As promised it’s sweet and sour but also luscious without being unctuous.  I followed the advice in the comments section and sauteed cubed eggplant in the same pan before adding the other ingredients, no need...
Pork-Fennel Burger

Pork-Fennel Burger

As delightful as grilling is (and short-lived for those of us who live in colder climes) there might come a point in the season when you feel like you’ve done it all.  You’ve ventured beyond hamburgers, brats and steaks to beer-can chicken, peaches, beef...
Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Earlier this year, Melissa Clark published The New Essentials of French Cooking in the New York Times and I took it as a personal challenge from Melissa to me.  To which I said, out loud in my home, like a boss “game on Melissa. Game on.” And why not start...