The frying pan that changed my life. Today's gift guide:
Another great one gone. RIP. RT @grapesngrub
: Pioneering peninsula chef Jimella Lucas left a culinary legacy blogs.seattletimes.com/allyoucaneat/2…
Gray. Mist hugging the ground, hiding the trees. Sound muffled. Spicy fried rice: onion-tangled, chile-laced, lime-splashed. Awake!
Today's Gift Guide: Unusual, extravagant, not available in stores. A gift to thrill cooks who love restaurants. tinyurl.com/m9brd2x
Today's Gift Guide: Small. Extremely inexpensive. Long-lasting. A gift that goes on giving.
So sad to learn that Judy Rodgers is gone. Judy was the most modest, inspirational, intelligent chef. A lovely person and true pioneer. RIP.
Sun breaking through fog. Oddly warm weather. Dogs frisking in the park.New York pleasures: warm rye bread, cold sweet butter, milky coffee.
Gift Guide, Day 8: something I really want myself. And today, because it's Cyber Monday, it's on sale.
NO! RT @nicklucchesi
:Celebrity-studded conservancy will boot hot-dog vendors from Washington Square Park. nyp.st/1ioDkoV
Today's gift guide: The absolutely perfect present for every experimental cook. (Be the first on the block!)
Cold. Pale. Still. Morning potpie: gently creamed turkey on warm herb biscuits. Cranberry compote. Pomegranate juice. Still thankful...
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Easy. Inexpensive. Extremely thoughtful.
: Gone now, Peter Kaplan will still be heard.. nyti.ms/Imljr5
// NYC is a little less NYC without him. A great loss.
Cold.Icicles hang from the roof, glint in the sun. Mushroom sausage stuffing, crisped. Waves of warm gravy. Fried egg. Thanksgiving lingers.
OMG! THAT IS THEEEE PERFECT PRESENT!!!! RT @ruthreichl
Gift Guide, Day Five: the perfect present for a tomato lover. tinyurl.com/n4e4n6a
Gift Guide, Day Five: the perfect present for a tomato lover.
Gift Guide, Day four: a present they'll appreciate this time next year.
Up early. Still dark. Snow. Everyone's asleep. Coffee. Toast. Peeling apples. Roasting pecans. Mashing pumpkin. A perfect day for pie.
Gift Guide, Day Three: beautiful, unusual, useful.
Strange misty morning. Outside world blurred, erased. Baking bread. Bessie Smith. Making stuffing. Etta James. Coffee. Cream. Biscuits. Jam.
Gift Guide, Day Two: fantastic food from a very cold climate.
Gentle snow falls. Lawn powdered. Sky bleached. So still. Noisy fire snaps, crackles.
Sizzled ham. Baked apples. Gingerbread: bit of spice.
NYC's largest emergency food pantry has seen a 35% uptick in clients since Nov 1, when food stamp cuts took hold on.msnbc.com/192LlpM
The Gift Guide is back! The first offering is something every cook will want. (I certainly do.) tinyurl.com/pqmaj95
Cold. Bright. Hawks hunting. Savory spicy oatmeal. Egg-laced. Scallion-scattered. Soy-splashed. Fresh ginger tea. And now the baking begins.
Icy winds. Snow-dusted lawn. Hunters in the hills. Crisp hash browns. Spiced applesauce. Ham. Hot buttered biscuits. Fire in the grate.
A great new product; I never want to be without this again. And a recipe to use it in:
Cold. Ominous clouds, pregnant with snow. Lone deer nibbles the lawn. Fat pancakes. Crisp bacon. Maple syrup. Pomegranate juice. Winter!
Midnight uni. Crusty seafood-filled paella. Good wine. Silky espardenyas. Tripe and beans. Why I love New York: late night feast at TORO.
Astonishingly delicious lunch at Del Posto. This has to be New York's best bargain. Fabulous food, gracious service, the luxury of space.
They look innocent. They aren't. Campari-soaked grapefruit; caramel center; sprinkled cookie crumbs. Del Posto. pic.twitter.com/0OSu1SMi3Y
Soft, sweet and salty, all at the same time. Versatile too.
Another thing I love: tinyurl.com/qew8c26
Pale sky. Brisk air. Winter has arrived. Spicy ginger tea. The comfort of congee. Splash of soy, scatter of scallion. Chiles. So soothing.
A terrific new source for oysters (at a very reasonable price).
This is the fantastic discussion w/the NYT restaurant critics (@SamSifton @ruthreichl @pete_wells
) for @TimesTalks youtu.be/Ou9eemDJlUc
New morning: rain over. Bright pink ume tea. Vibrant tangerine juice. Fried duck egg, golden yolk. Sauteed red peppers. Color's back.
Misty morning. Bare trees like ghosts. Outside color drained. Strong coffee. White rice. Black beans. Fried egg. Salsa: one splash of red.
Still catching up. More notes from Japan: a serene meal that takes you back in time.
Sunny. Clear. Cool. Strong coffee. Pumpkin pancakes. Maple syrup. Fried duck eggs, bright golden yolks. Ice cold tangerine. Off for a walk.
A new way of looking at (and tasting) sushi:
Cold clear morning. Grass green. Sky blue. Wild turkeys on the lawn. Fire in the grate. Ginger tea. Bacon. Warm biscuits. Jam. Home again.
Do you know kappo? More notes from Japan: Kigawa in Osaka.
I'll be handing out apples @ Apple tonight! @ruthreichl
and I will be chatting @ the Soho store from 7pm. Register at apple.com/soho
Sun coming up in Tokyo. Heading home. Sorry to be leaving this wonderful city...
The food in this city is so amazing! Another mind-blowing meal in Tokyo:
Way behind. Catching up. More notes from Japan: the most perfect breakfast. If you're in Kyoto, go. tinyurl.com/ksov7z4
Couldn't sleep. Up all night reading this great book.
Gray Tokyo morning. Dinner last night at Ryugin: like eating poems. Shiroko on chawan mushi. So soft. pic.twitter.com/Ppgiet4i6O
The most peaceful meal. More notes from Japan: Miyamasou.
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