Along the Way

I tried a bit of ice cream the other day, a popular brand, and didn’t like it. The taste of sugar was so overpowering, it was impossible for me to taste anything else. When I bake, I under-sweeten. I want to taste nuts and fruit and chocolate, experience how they complement each other. Sugar should … More Along the Way

Still Life

  As you can see, my cast iron pan has been busy.  There’s nothing like a batch of latkes to improve its seasoning. Wishing all who celebrate it a Happy Chanukah. May your days be filled with light, joy, and beauty.   ©2017 All rights reserved

Pan Fried

My parents had a cast iron skillet. It wasn’t very big, but many of the meals we had came out of it—eggs, burgers, chicken, steaks, fish, and grilled cheese sandwiches. The color of pitch, every surface of that pan was so slickly well-seasoned that nothing stuck to it. I have no idea how long they … More Pan Fried