Monthly archives of “June 2011

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Chicken Fried Rice

Comfort food brings up all kinds of dishes: macaroni and cheese, meat loaf, casserole, matzo ball soup. French fries, ice cream, chocolate. These foods are comforting for lots of people. But comfort food is so subjective. What comforts someone, might be strange and unappetizing for… Read More

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Simple Green Salad

This is not really a recipe, but an special welcome extended to season’s first lettuces. It is also a gift from Tomoko, who appears to be drowning in seasonal produce at the moment. She asked if I might be interested in taking some off her… Read More

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Penne with Tuna, Basil, and Lemon Zest

This recipe comes from Epicurious. It is a terrific example of how the fewest number of ingredients, and the simplest preparation, can taste really divine. For this, you’re going to want to find some really good tuna. Not the water-packed stuff, but the luscious olive oil-packed… Read More

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Egg Salad with Basil on Toast

When people say that so-and-so “can’t boil an egg,” they generally mean to say that the person in question can’t cook. Insofar as idioms go, it’s a pretty silly one; there are a lot of people out there who cook all the time, who cook all… Read More

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