Monthly Archives: February 2012

Spanish Chorizo

Even though Charcutepalooza ended in December, the momentum carried me beyond the conclusion. Once you have a house full of casings, curing ingredients, and a finely-tuned curing chamber, it’s hard to stop making more charcuterie. Since I finally managed to … Continue reading

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Waffling About

I was shamed into doing the cooking for this meal after being gently reminded by a London reader that I had promised to make this recipe more than a year ago. This time around I used challah instead of white … Continue reading

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Shawcuterie

A good idea can start with a joke. This idea began as a bad pun, veered into the realm of speculation, and was finally implemented on a whim. In exchange for an assortment of custom spice blends, I sent my … Continue reading

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Continuing a Mail Order Education

Apart from the basics of handwriting, grammar, and arithmetic, my grade school education¬†happened at home, between the pages of books my parents bought to satisfy my voracious curiosity. (And, I have always suspected, to stop me from asking them questions … Continue reading

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Just One Fix

If the story of Momofuku is David Chang turning a ramen obsession into a series of wildly¬†successful restaurants, then the story of Momofuku Milk Bar is Christina Tosi turning whatever she could find in the Momofuku kitchen into delicious desserts. … Continue reading

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