Like most people, my experience with baked beans has mostly involved taking a can opener to a can of Van Camp’s or Heinz and reheating. Taken objectively, one might say that baked beans are bland with an insipidly sweet sauce whose only saving grace is an ample dose of vinegar; the occasional bit
I was recently asked what dish from childhood I remember the most. Cashew chicken (my mom made hers with almonds) was the first to come to mind. Not because it was my favorite, but because it was on the dinner table at least once a week. Quick and tasty I can’t really blame her for […] The post ...
Fusilli Con Le Cime Di Rapa
With temperatures still below zero outside, perhaps I’m being a little pre-mature; but with gorgeous spring greens starting to appear in supermarkets, I can’t help but be a little optimistic. This simple classic only takes about 10 minutes to make, but is both flavorful and soul-satisfyingly ...
While most Americans know Sapporo for the eponymous beer, it’s also the 5th largest city in Japan, and the capital of Hokkaido. A stonesthrow away from Siberia, it snows six months out of the year, and is famous for the tasty things come out of the frigid waters. Whether it’s the bitter cold, or ...
Baked Eggs in Creamed Spinach
Somewhere between baked eggs and eggs florentine, this dish is a great way to use up some leftover creamed spinach. The eggs gently poach in a bubbling ramekin of cheesy creamed spinach, which makes for a hearty lunch with some crusty toasted bread. Head over to PBS Food this week for my full post