Chile-Crisp Shrimp and Green Beans

The following recipe from Ali Slagle, a frequent contributor to The New York Times, is superb. But first I ask are Crispy Shallots the new food trend? Lately, I can’t pick up a magazine or newspaper without reading about crispy shallots. I remember years ago Bran was the new food trend. And if my memoryContinue reading “Chile-Crisp Shrimp and Green Beans”

Picnic-Perfect Lemon-Tahini Slaw

I had two favorite cookbooks out on the kitchen table opened to recipes for coleslaw: The Taste of Summer and Earth To Table Every Day. Susan saw them and asked what I was looking for. I told here and a few minutes later she came back into the kitchen and gave me a copy ofContinue reading “Picnic-Perfect Lemon-Tahini Slaw”