This past weekend I attended a lecture by best-selling author Michael Pollan at nearby Elmhurst College. Pollan, a science journalist, is best known for his writing about food and agriculture, including the books The Omnivore’s Dilemma, which is about how our food is raised, and In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, which is about [...]
Homemade ricotta from the new cookbook Homemade with Love by Jennifer Perillo.
Many of my food and mom blogger friends are raving about the new cookbook Homemade with Love by Jennifer Perillo. Perillo is a professional food writer based in Brooklyn, author of the popular food blog In Jennie’s Kitchen, and mom to two [...]
Dried barberries are a key ingredient in Persian and Middle Eastern cooking.
Those of you who have been reading my blog lately know that I am obsessed with the new cookbook Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. Imagine what it is like to eat at my house where I serve tabbouleh several times [...]
A Middle Eastern feast: turkey and zucchini burgers with a creamy yogurt sauce and fattoush all from Jerusalem.
My latest cooking obsession is the beautiful new cookbook Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. Jerusalem is a perfect storm of a book: it combines an amazing story with stunning photographs and mouth-watering recipes. Part [...]
One of the most interesting experiences I had at BlogHer ’12 was a chance to interview Karen Berner, the Food Editor of Taste of Home magazine. Published by Reader’s Digest, Taste of Home showcases the food and recipes of home cooks like you and me. To that I say, “Right on!” I love it when [...]