In addition to being in love with Indian cuisine, English cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Mexican cuisine, Japanese cuisine and – I’m sensing a pattern here – all manner of cuisines, I figured it’d be a kindness to share a few Irish recipes that I love as well, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This cream of… Read More Irish Cooking | Quick Scallop Soup
So with all the crème fraiche lying around, I was bound to make some more butter, and with that comes the buttermilk and with that, well, Cherub wanted pancakes. I can’t say no to her sweet little face. Well, I can sometimes. OK, a lot of times. But today is a yes kind of day. … Read More It’s Really Just An Excuse | Buttermilk Pancakes
It’s been in the 50s here in Columbus. It makes me think spring is here. So since it feels like Spring, I’m starting to cook like it. This quick rosemary ham tart with only six ingredients, is one of the simplest things you can make. It is beautiful for brunch, great for a light… Read More Using Crème Fraiche | Quick and Gorgeous Spring Tart
It seems to me that I’m going through a breakfast phase. Eggs at most meals, bacon at dinner. This is good for the winter. It’s cold, it’s comforting to have maple syrup on the table. It reminds you that the sap will be rising again soon, tapped by our friends the farmers. Rising sap means… Read More Obsession with Breakfast Continues | Chicken and Waffles
I love the Greener Grocer. You can find so many local things at the shop as well as the occasional rare treat from farther afield. The most recent delicacy was a quarter pound of Oregon black truffles, which will feature prominently in our Christmas Eve and Christmas day meals. But my favorite way to use… Read More Darkest Night of the Year | Truffled Root Vegetable Dauphinoise
It’s a dessert! Readers with a sweet tooth, rejoice! I have yet to put one up on PK, although they’re made around here occasionally. This one is dead simple. Mostly because it starts with leftover Indian-spiced Basmati. If you’ve been around the Kitchen much, you’ll remember how much I love curries. For the pudding, I… Read More Rose-scented Basmati Rice Pudding | Ohh, Lah Lah!
Awww. I live in the midwest! I feel happy about that! Most people confuse Ohio with Iowa. But whatever, even Ruhlman (who is from Cleveland) visited here last weekend and was, I think it’s safe to say, gobsmacked by how great it is in little ol’ Columbus. (It’s in Ohio, not Iowa, people.) So. Dinner tonight was… Read More Low Country in the Midwest | Ooh, Lah Lah Shrimp & Grits