Some recipes catch your attention, they are original or clever, maybe they are even look great in photos. But once you think about them for a minute, or even try to make them, you are left wondering, “why?” The Instant Pot is rightly loved for slow cooking, soups, stews, Indian dishes and various mains. The […]
A vegetarian take on what I think of as the Chinese chicken salad of my youth. I love so many components of that salad, the crunchy peanuts, the thin, garlicky sweet dressing, the green notes of cilantro and scallions in there with the salad and cabbage. In place of shredded chicken, I'll pack a hard-boiled egg, or a bit of pan-fried tofu to make a one bowl meal of things.
For those of who are curious about what the kitchen I cook in is like, I spent a recent afternoon with Sarah Lonsdale from Remodelista. We chatted, snapped some pics, and discussed my thoughts on a range of things - everything from herbs to marble, and I shared a couple of my favorite kitchen tricks as well.
I’ve started to post some of the events and book signings I’ll be doing in September and October related to the release of Near & Far. First up is a dinner cooked in the amazing fireplace at Camino in Oakland – details here. After that, there will be a number of free signings in October […]