Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and
Why would you want to learn how to cook rice in the microwave? After all, the microwave method is only marginally faster than using the stovetop. But, some think this method actually produces better rice.
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] I have a lot of feelings about cake, in all its many forms. From feather-light angel food to downy squares of coffee cake or a rich and fluffy vanilla layer cake, most recipes