Break out the party hats and grab the birthday candles! It's almost time for the big 4-0!
Updated: September 23, 2009, - 04:52 PM
The James Beard Foundation released a recommended list of must-have cookbooks a few years ago. I was part of the committee that devised the list, and I argued against "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" (which still made it on the list) for the same reason I don't recommend it today for the average home cook.
Updated: September 02, 2009, - 04:55 PM
The charming story of Julia Child steals the movie -- and our hearts -- in this tribute to a cookbook author.
Updated: August 05, 2009, - 12:13 PM
Light up the day with picnic foods that cheer us with their silliness and good flavor.
Updated: July 01, 2009, - 01:49 PM
Flavors of the the Middle East give a spicy tang to an adaptable menu suited for summer parties.
Updated: June 24, 2009, - 05:36 PM
Perfect the art of pizza-making throughout the season.
Updated: June 03, 2009, - 04:55 PM
This lesson from mother to daughter was simple: plan ahead for parties and have fun.
Updated: May 06, 2009, - 01:06 PM
As each new season of produce starts, cooks prefer simplicity: the fresh stalk of asparagus, the cluster of strawberries, the ear of corn or handful of blueberries. What could be better than the true essence of freshness?
Updated: April 29, 2009, - 03:17 PM
What do tuna, liver, garlic, chervil and flaxseed mean to a baker? Only one thing: dog biscuits.
Updated: April 29, 2009, - 02:02 PM