Apricot season is upon us and the time to enjoy them is now I write in today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here. In the column, I feature a fairly formal recipe, Over-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Risotto, that is ideal for a special evening.
As rain came down in torrents here in Sebastopol, I made potato, bacon and cabbage soup. Because I had all of the ingredients on hand and also had homemade chicken stock in the freezer, it was so easy, with barely 10 minutes of hands-on work.
2015: In today's Seasonal Pantry, I explore shrubs, an increasingly popular category of beverage with history that extends back to pioneer days. You can read that column here. In today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I talk about apricots, with recipes for Chicken Kababs with Onions, Bacon, [...]
Jook, congee, porridge, as a soup of rice and stock is called, is a one of the world's great comfort foods, perfect during a storm or when convalescing from almost any illness. But does it prevent hangovers? Why not try it and let us know?
Blueberry season is in full swing in Sonoma County now. After you've eaten your fill of them neat, here are a few of my favorite ways to enjoy them.
For perfect wild king salmon that is juicy and tender, cook it slowly in a 225 degree oven. You'll get perfect results every time. And if you want to gild the lily, wrap each fillet in a rasher or two of partially cooked bacon first.
There is still time to enter the 2012 KSRO Good Food Hour's Recipe Contest and, given the theme this year, why wouldn't you? It's BACON! Anything goes, from cocktails to dessert. Bloody Mary with Bacon Swizzle Sticks? Have at it. Bacon fat ice cream with caramelized bacon bits? Why not? [...]
Got chicken? Roasting it is one of the easiest and most delicious ways to enjoy it. Here's a foolproof recipe, along with links to Malaysian-style poached chicken, black rice jook (made with chicken stock) and more.
Sonoma County's Duskie Estes and John Stewart took the prize at yesterday's Cochon 555. Was it the lollipop that put them over the top?
Duskie Estes offers a yummy preview of what she and John Stewart will be cooking at Sunday's pork extravaganza, plus news on how you might score two free tickets.