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
For a light and creamy baba ganoush that's simultaneously bright and smoky in flavor, char your eggplants thoroughly and drain the flesh in a salad spinner. [Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt] My wife hates
By Tim Carman Tim Carman Reporter focusing on national food issues and trends; critic focusing on cheap eats in the D.C. area. Email Bio Follow One in a series of essays celebrating the cooking of our
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik, J. Kenji López-Alt, Morgan Eisenberg, Yvonne Ruperti] One summer while I was in college, I got a call from a friend who worked at a local community garden. The strawberry patch
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically,
Author Notes: A digestive is a proper British biscuit dating back to the 19th Century. The name is due to the inclusion in the original recipes of bicarbonate of soda which was believed to help the digestion.
Chicken pot pie and spanakopita become one. [Photographs: Morgan Eisenberg] The first time I tasted spanakopita, I was 10 years old and eating at a buffet lined with trays of leathery mystery meats, swamped