Monthly Archives: August 2014

Really simple recipes: another way to do pork chops

Tonight I did pork chops using a variant of the cast-iron skillet method I originally described for “Jeff Smith’s Serbian Pork Seasoning” that turned out particularly good, and may be better for when you have thinner chops (less than an … Continue reading

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Hey, even more recipe pointers!

Continuing my trip through the cookbook bookcase (“cookbook case”? “cookbookcase”?), I’ve added some additional recipe pointers: Jacques Pépin, Essential Pépin Michael Wild, et al., Bay Wolf Restaurant Cookbook Judy Rodgers, The Zuni Cafe Cookbook In addition, recipes from America’s Test … Continue reading

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Week 3 chocolate tasting results

We had our third weekly chocolate tasting today, finishing up (for now) our set of mixed-origin chocolates with some boutique and artisanal products — which, surprisingly, did not rate especially highly. I summarized the results this: Contrary to week 2’s … Continue reading

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