Who knew a rack of lamb could be so easy or quick? It's paleo too. Use grass-fed lamb and butter for tastiness and bonus paleo points.
Poached eggs. Streaky bacon. Panko-crusted grits cakes. Hollandaise Sauce.
I read this Bittman post on how bad sugar is for you and it made me want to go eat a cupcake. A diabetes cupcake.
My friend hired an old school Polish caterer for his wedding party. He asked me for tips on how to make the presentation less nursing home, but I quite like the little finger-ready ham cigars and fallen dominoes of pate. Best of all is that herring mousse shaped like Jonah the whale. Why fight it? Serving up some FISH…
If we were in Sweden, I would have gorged on multiple semlor, also known as fettisdagbullar, or Fat Tuesday buns. They are not vegan. They're little cardamom-scented buns that get carved out and filled with almond paste and whipped cream. I WANT ONE NOW.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma One Pot of the Day (yeah, yeah...)
I bought my first can of salt-packed anchovies last night. $22 for a can of fish! The thing weighs as much as a brick, though. Somehow I was not expecting there to be liquid in the can - pinkish brine, thick with salt crystals. Smelled of the ocean. The fish were also bigger than I'm used to - four-inch headless…