Mirepoix -- From the French, a mix of aromatics that provide the savory foundation of a recipe. From The City Cook, a periodic report on things that have been collecting on my desk.
Simple rhubarb jam that adds a sweet tang to ice cream or yogurt.
A vibrant and versatile dressing for summer salads or steamed vegetables, especially potatoes.
The smallest stone fruit, cherries are one of the best eating parts of summer.
Tips for cooking in a foreign country and a foreign kitchen.
A simple hors d'oeuvre that can be prepped ahead of time and cooked at the last minute for a hot, salty, tasty pairing for a cocktail.