Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cooking

From Don Draper's old fashioneds to Roger Sterling's smuggled-in Stoli, cocktails have played a deliciously major role on AMC's "Mad Men." But was it really that great an era to drink?
Spring is FINALLY here and I couldn’t be more excited. After spending 5 freezing months here in the Northeast, I’m beyond ready for warmer...
Last year, I took the trip of a lifetime to Singapore and northern Thailand. I spent a week eating my way around the amazing hawker centers of Singapore...
The thought of making some foods at home can be intimidating. For me, Asian dumplings fall into that camp.
Mexican food is by far my favorite thing to eat, and I’m always trying out new ways to make it interesting. I’ve never really used my slow cooker for much before, and so I decided it was high time to change that. Fajitas are so good to eat, but they’re a little tricky to make at home without the proper equipment, so I decided to try them as soup.
Cioppino is a recipe that allows a cook to experience the flavors of another place without leaving the time zone or even making a trek to a specialty market for ingredients. This tomato-based seafood stew (pronounced chuh-PEEN-noh) originated in San Francisco.
On a given day on Main Street in Manayunk, you may spot the occasional passerby duck into a narrow entry and place an order through a window that seems sized for a speakeasy.