As everyone who lives in the Bay Area knows, September is the finest month of the year. On a particularly beautiful Saturday, warm and languid, we headed up to Guerneville, that hotbed of new wineries and gourmet restaurants. (Is west Sonoma County the rural version of gentrification?) Continue reading
Pork celebrates the versatility and utter deliciousness of pork in more than 120 tempting recipes. Five chapters are organized by flavor profile, including American, Bistro, Latin, Chinese and Japanese, and South and Southeast Asian. Each recipe is grouped into a set, matching a main course of pork with a complementary grain, pasta, salad, or vegetable. This cookbook encompasses a wide range of techniques for expertly cooking many popular and surprising cuts of pork, from braising, sautéing, roasting, barbecuing, and stewing to serving it encased in soft, warm pasta, buns, or tortillas.
by Peter Moore
It’s Mothers’ Day and that means a nice lunch buffet in Spring. Out in California anyway. My mom lives in Pittsburgh and they’re still thawing out from the winter that wouldn’t go away. But it’s Spring here so let’s eat. Continue reading