What I want to cook
Soba Noodles. Bon Appetit’s Cold Sesame Noodles and Summer Vegetables Mark Bittman’s Backyard Bulgogi Emeril Lagasse’s Ginger Ice Cream
What's in a name?
Veggie Burger - Brooklyn Street Local. When I read about Brooklyn Street Grill becoming Brooklyn Street Local, I figured it was worth a visit. I suggested to a colleague grabbing lunch there the other day, and he said, “On Michigan? Can’t do it.” Huh? I explained that it was new place with new owners, not the same greasy spoon diner I suspected he remembered. “Sorry. I...
What we ate
Roasted Figs with Gorgonzola. Emeril Lagasse’s Roasted Fresh Figs with Gorgonzola Family Style Food’s Roasted Cumin-Lime Carrots Laa Loosh’s Parmesan and Spinach Filet of Sole Simply Recipes’ Candied Kumquats served with Vanilla Ice Cream
Give the gift of food
My mother celebrates her birthday this week and I’m not buying her a gift. Instead, I will make her dinner. Lemon Souffle Pudding - Martha Stewart. I like stuff just as much as the next person, but most of us have way too much of it. I like to give the gift of food. I know they’ll like it, pretty sure it won’t go to waste, and positive it will never need dusting. A few weeks...
What I want to drink
Maker’s Mark Distillery - Loretto, KY. At the Maker’s Mark Distillery, I hand-dipped in red wax my own bottle of Maker’s Mark, now I need to drink it. The search for bourbon-inspired cocktails turned up a couple of other interesting drinks that may just prompt me to practice my mixology. Indigo Landing’s Charleston Bog Sugar House’s Hulk el Increible Kari...