Savory Spring Vegetable Goat Cheese Tart

Savory Spring Vegetable Goat Cheese Tart

It's 45-degrees and raining sideways here in Chicago today and yet it is factually, temporally, undeniably spring.  And I know this because the Green City Market has moved outdoors and it is bursting with Hunter boots, double strollers, and every size, shape and color...

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Appetites

I've been a fan of Anthony Bourdain's since Kitchen Confidential and I've always felt a little bad for him in that he's gotten one of those super-sticky labels that famous people acquire (sometimes unfairly), in his case: "bad boy," or "the bad boy of cooking."  It...

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Kansas City BBQ Brisket

Sometimes a certain dish calls out to you, maybe prompted by a picture, a season, a memory, a craving, a passing aroma.  In paging through the recipes in this book one thing I really wanted to make was a barbecued beef sandwich that would taste like one from this...

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Grilled Eggplant with Yogurt Sauce

This recipe attempts to solve a couple of eggplant problems: excessive moisture and an unpleasant texture best described as "spongy."  Grilling (vs. other cooking methods) itself solves the moisture by letting it all drip away.  To avoid sponginess we are slicing into...

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