Archive for November, 2011

Steamed clams with truffled lady apple and sunchoke cream and a beet galette


It's a great thing when I can sneak in a quick trip to New York City. Despite the hustle and bustle, I feel a sense of ease and calmness there. Funny thing.I arrived early Wednesday morning and although I knew it was going to be a day full of book meetings, I had two things ...

Making soup with the windows open


I am in a soup making frenzy these days fueled by the crisp air and autumn light. We make a large pot early in the morning, which lasts a couple of days. Squash and leek soup or lentils with root vegetables are some of our weekly staples, but there others we love and new ones ...