Monthly Archives: February 2011

Goodbye, Minimalist. Goodbye, Dexter. Hang In There, Home Cook.

Recently two New York Times food columns have ended- The Minimalist, after 13 years in the Wednesday section, and Cooking With Dexter, after two years in the magazine. I was surprised that while I loved the Minimalist about as passionately … Continue reading

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Superprep Sunday

The kitchen’s been busy here at FB: Eastside.  Chris made a triple batch of gumbo, except instead of chicken, he used a lot of the pheasant he shot this fall. (If there is someone in your house who hunts – … Continue reading

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Dead Easy Chicken, Times Two

The combination of work that requires evening meetings (mine), travel (my husband’s),  school, a total lapse in routine (FIVE DAYS of school between December 17, 2010, and January 18, 2011), and the fact that it’s been an insanely cold winter … Continue reading

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Dorky Yankees Answer Casserole Questions

With rigorous macaroni baking scientific experimentation, here. Short answer: “Cool any casserole to room temperature (about two hours) before freezing.”  Good to know.

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