Butter-Braised Radishes with Snow Peas

Butter-Braised Radishes with Snow Peas, photo by Donna This was a last minute dish on Saturday to follow the fritters.  We had radishes, we had snow peas.  I had some mint in the garden.  Why not?  Crunchy, refreshing, satisfying, a fine vegetable dish.  You see, I...

Salume Tour, Part 2

I rubbed the brass pig snout in Florence hoping to rid myself of bad Florence karma (first time there, my girlfriend left me for another guy, second time there, Donna and I parted for what was planned to be a year’s separation; this time, only a crummy dish of...

FAQ

General Questions and Comments: About this site: I began this blog with the intent of promoting my work but I quickly found I loved the connection and interaction with readers. I also liked a forum where I could voice my opinions about food and cooking and the food...

Duck Prosciutto

One last duck splurge: had some shots of a recent duck prosciutto to share.  A magret duck breast packed in salt, rinsed, dried and hung for a week. Magrets are the breasts from ducks raised for foie gras—they're thick and rich with a thick layer of...