Posts From the monthly archives: "June 2016"

Voracious By Cara Nicoletti (Little, Brown and Co., $28) If there’s anything I like, it’s reading a book with food references, especially if they give a recipe. “Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books” is such a book. Written by Cara Nicoletti — butcher, former pastry chef, writer and reader — this…(Read More)

Salad days

By | | Cooking

Salad is a word that can encompass fruit and marshmallows suspended in Jell-O to anything on a bed of lettuce to any combination of cooked or raw vegetables served with a dressing. Salsa could even fall into this category. With the new growing season and the opening of farmers’ markets, look at using the…(Read More)

Baking summer squash at a fairly high temperature with a crisp, herby bread crumb coating could turn it into a dish even reluctant squash eaters might enjoy. For the best flavor, use fairly small yellow summer squash or zucchini. Avoid those baseball-bat-size zucchini. They can get bitter. I’ve been cutting the squash…(Read More)

Food to bring words to life

By | | Cookbooks

Voracious By Cara Nicoletti (Little, Brown and Co., $28) If there’s anything I like, it’s reading a book with food references, especially if they give a recipe. “Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way…

Salad days

By | | Cooking

Salad is a word that can encompass fruit and marshmallows suspended in Jell-O to anything on a bed of lettuce to any combination of cooked or raw vegetables served with a dressing. Salsa could even…