Summer means basil and basil means pesto and pesto means pine nuts … toasted pine nuts. And that’s where the trouble starts because pine..
Where I’m from, folks like to argue about what defines barbecue. Opinions abound, but I would argue the answer is in the word itself, whic..
Carpenters are fond of saying, “Measure twice, cut once” and I say the same holds true in the kitchen where careful measurement can mean t..
The seeds, pods, bark, dried roots, dried berries and flower parts of many plants contain volatile compounds, which can be utilized by the..
I am a modern guy, but the cooking I enjoy the most is the kind that’s been around the longest — over fire. Here are my essential and not ..
No tools define a cook more than his or her knives. Why do you think we carry them around in rolls instead of hauling backpacks full of po..
Whenever I come into a bumper crop of quality herbs, usually at summer’s end, I refrigerate some and dry the rest. Technically, any herb c..