As someone who inevitably fills every hour of the day with some kind of odd gig or pet project, I often find it hard to leave an entire chunk of time totally free and set aside some time to savor summer while it’s here. But exploring a new cookbook is a great excuse to take a break in the kitchen, and you can always justify taking a break to cook (everybody’s got to eat sometime, after all). Recently, I was lucky enough to be able to spend an entire morning with Joy Wilson’s Over Easy: Sweet & Savory Recipes for Leisurely Days. Based on title alone, it sounded like the perfect companion for a belated break from a busy week.
I love autumn. I love the crisp breezes, the rustling of the leaves, and the rich smell of the earth. Autumn always puts me in the mood to cook, too, because I associate many of my favorite flavors and dishes with the fall. I’ve kicked off my cooking spree with portobello mushroom stroganoff with thick […]