Category Archives: Recipe

The Chicken Curry That Put My Broken Family Back Together Again via Food52

My strongest childhood memories are not from my own childhood. They belong to my father. I think of them often—children picking mangoes straight off the tree, chickens running free around the house, men measuring their wealth by the cows they own, … Continue reading

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Bourbon Fruit Tea Punch via Bon Appétit [Drink]

I love punches and sometimes make a Dickens Gin Punch at Christmastime. The inclusion of my favorite tipple, bourbon, in this one makes me want to try it all the more. — Douglas   This recipe is from Vivek Surti … Continue reading

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Curried Tomato Tortellini Soup via 101 Cookbooks [Food]

Another recipe to try out and, perhaps, add to our Recipes in Rotation. With all this home cooking over the last (nearly) 3 months, adding new flavors to the menu is important. — Douglas   It’s a fortifying lentil and … Continue reading

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17 Porridge Recipes to Make While Hibernating This Winter via Greatist [Food]

Breakfast ruts happen to the best of us. But what do we do when we’re sick of oatmeal but still craving something comforting? That’s where porridge comes in. Typically made with finer grains, porridge provides the best of oatmeal but … Continue reading

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One-Pot Chicken Garlic Parmesan Pasta via Instagram

One-Pot Chicken Garlic Parmesan Pasta One of our ”Recipes In Rotation” here at the house. Very useful during isolation. Recipe Follow me on Instagram! Related Posts: Homemade One Pot Garlic Parmesan Bucatini with Chicken via Instagram [Photo] Coronavirus Kitchen – … Continue reading

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Recipe: Nutty Banana Sheet Cake via Kitchn

Sounds Tasty! Might be a nice one for the Coronavirus Kitchen Series— Douglas   Now here’s a wholesome cake you can feel equally happy about for dessert as you can for breakfast. A fluffy sheet of banana cake is the perfect … Continue reading

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How to Make Cannabutter via Food52

Over the past decade, I’ve become an expert on cannabis-infused food products, aka edibles. Years ago, I taught myself how to infuse my own confections and since then, I’ve cooked with top chefs on VICE’s stony cooking show Bong Appétit. I’ve picked up many techniques and … Continue reading

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An Archive of Handwritten Traditional Mexican Cookbooks Is Now Online via Open Culture

“The search for authentic Mexican food—or rather, the struggle to define what that meant—has been going on for two hundred years,” writes Jeffrey Pilcher at Guernica. Arguments over national cuisine first divided into factions along historical lines of conquest. Indigenous, corn-based cuisines … Continue reading

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Historical Cooking Books – 50 in a series – The still-room (19003) by Charles Roundell, Mrs Harry Roberts

What might you find in these old cookbooks? What special recipes have been handed down to you? Share in the Comments! Historical Cooking Books – 50 in a series – The still-room (19003) by Charles Roundell, Mrs Harry Roberts Available … Continue reading

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Risotto with Taleggio Cheese (and a Glass of Wine) with Friends via La Cucina Italiana

We love risotto and this sounds like an excellent variation to add to our Recipes In Rotation. While the Italians really don’t do macaroni and cheese, this seems a more than worthy substitute. — Douglas   You know summer’s over … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: Gnocchi alla Ciociaria

This is one of our Recipes in Rotation — items we make on a monthly (or so) basis. I used pre-made gnocchi for this yesterday, b often make fresh gnocchi when making this for friends. Gnocchi is one of the easiest pastas … Continue reading

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Easy potato gnocchi recipe via Los Angeles Times

Lesson 13: Gnocchi Gnocchi: Under quarantine, homemade gnocchi sound positively luxurious, but — and don’t tell this to whomever you’re on lockdown with — they are easier and more forgiving than making pasta. That’s an equation with the correct proportions … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: These Pumpkin Bars Are Like Eating a Pie, a Cookie, and a Crumble All at Once via The Kitchn

Sounds like a lovely bit of comfort food to brighten your day! — Douglas   If the hardest decision at your holiday table is choosing between desserts — be it a slice of pumpkin pie, a scoop of seasonal fruit … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: Taco Meat Seasoning and More!

This is one of our “Recipes in Rotation” that we make about once a month. This is a great seasoning that I think holds up to nearly any Mexican fast-food out there. We use it for ground turkey, but I … Continue reading

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An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Sourdough Starter and Bread via Kitchn

As we stay home, wait out this crisis, and bake our hearts out, sourdough is surging. No yeast needed, sourdough lets anyone turn flour, water, and time into absolutely spectacular bread. If you’ve thought about trying sourdough yourself, now is … Continue reading

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