I don’t follow recipes: I love Cookbooks

I don’t follow recipes. Why then you might ask, “Do you have so many cookbooks?” Fair question. Cookbooks are for me narratives, sometimes exotic, sometimes familiar, always poetic. Here is a fantastic example, from Bangkok: Recipes and stories from the Heart of Thailand by Leela Punyaratabandhu: My great-grand parents always greeted guests with a silver… Read More I don’t follow recipes: I love Cookbooks

Weekend Eats Experiment: Pumpkin- Lemon Cream Cheese Chess Pie

This month’s Southern Living Magazine includes a recipe for pumpkin pie, in addition to other classics like sweet potato and pecan. I used store bought pie crust to save time. The filling is enough for two deep dish pie crusts. For me, the combination of summery lemon cream cheese and fall pumpkin spice make the… Read More Weekend Eats Experiment: Pumpkin- Lemon Cream Cheese Chess Pie

Inorganic Recipes from Artist Charles A. Gick

Don’t miss this extraordinary exhibition about ordinary things, like dirt and spoons. Here is why… This local studio to gallery recipe grows out of a Catholic farming family in Indiana. Artist and inorganic chef, Charles Gick, has been perfecting the cracked earth recipe since his childhood on the farm, drawing with a stick on summer… Read More Inorganic Recipes from Artist Charles A. Gick