Archive for the 'Food' Category

Great Big Food Show

Thursday, November 18th, 2004 | 11:29

This past Sunday, Grace and I went to FoodTV’s Great Big Food Show at the IX Center near the airport. Tickets buy entry to the floor, wine-tasting vouchers (which … Continue reading »

Japanese Curry with Cauliflower and Tofu

Monday, November 1st, 2004 | 22:04

The typical recipe for Japanese-style curry (on the side of a box of S&B Golden Curry, for example) is basically a spiced meat stew: say, chicken or beef with onions, … Continue reading »

Fresh Mozzarella

Sunday, October 24th, 2004 | 08:36

After reading this NY Times article about the clash between health inspectors and the old school makers of fresh mozzarella, I started to wonder how much effort it’d take to … Continue reading »

Onion-Yogurt Sauce

Thursday, October 14th, 2004 | 14:40

From Wednesday’s NYT Minimalist column: Recipe: Lamb or Chicken in Onion-Yogurt Sauce Time: 1 1/2 hours 2 tablespoons butter 2 large onions or 4 medium onions, sliced 10 cloves garlic, peeled Salt 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 tablespoon … Continue reading »

Chicken Thigh Recipes

Saturday, July 17th, 2004 | 12:14

This past Wednesday’s NY Times had a Minimalist article on dark meat, in particular chicken legs and thighs. Yes, it’s fattier than white meat from the breast, but not … Continue reading »

Japanese Invasion

Tuesday, March 9th, 2004 | 23:09

Glory be to globalization for bringing Beard Papa to the Upper West Side. This is the first Manhattan store for a Japanese chain of cream puff shops, promising light … Continue reading »


Tuesday, February 17th, 2004 | 07:37

Way back at the beginning of the year, I had my annual physical, and the blood work showed my cholesterol was high, along with the usual suspects: triglycerides, LDL:HDL ratio, … Continue reading »

Fish Poached in Tomato Sauce

Friday, January 16th, 2004 | 12:51

Fish Poached in Tomato Sauce 1/4 cup garlic, chopped 1/4 cup ginger, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 28oz can whole tomatoes 1.5 lb basa fillets, cubed 1 bunch basil, de-stemmed, loosely chopped Saute the garlic, ginger and … Continue reading »

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Sunday, November 9th, 2003 | 17:04

Derived from Culinary Cafe, using plain yogurt instead of milk, and with less sugar: Cranberry Pumpkin Bread 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 eggs 1/4 cup butter or margarine — … Continue reading »

Bean Stew with wheat berries

Monday, October 27th, 2003 | 08:25

Vaguely based on this Israeli Wheat Berry Stew, but bacon-y and with on-hand vegetables. I also had frozen collard greens, but didn’t get around to adding them towards the … Continue reading »