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Pre-Ordering From Scratch

PRE-ORDERING FROM SCRATCH

Happy Tuesday, all! I'm writing to encourage you to pre-order my new book FROM SCRATCH: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes (and all you can learn...

Is Red Meat Bad For You?

IS RED MEAT BAD FOR YOU?

The chapter on Steak Frites and all you can learn from it, in my new book From Scratch. I didn't know whether to be glad or frustrated...

 
 
 
Non-Wheat Breakfasts

NON-WHEAT BREAKFASTS

Yogurt with Nuts and Cherries One splendid idea: whole fat Greek yogurt with toasted nuts and, for sweetness and additional acidity,...

Spaghetti and Meatballs or a Fab Superbowl Snack

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS OR A FAB SUPERBOWL SNACK

It was cold, windy night, dark by 5 pm, and I was in the mood for chili. I was also alone in my pajama pants and had no intention of...

 
 
 
I Carry Your Heart:Chicken Soup For a Friend

I CARRY YOUR HEART:CHICKEN SOUP FOR A FRIEND

I knew I would be spending this afternoon with a dear friend, Laura, the girl I sat next to as we graduated from Duke in 1985. She's...

In Short Measures:Out in the Paperback

IN SHORT MEASURES:OUT IN THE PAPERBACK

In 1988, as a 25-year scholar at the Bread Loaf writers' conference, I spotted one of the faculty, a pretty young novelist walking...

 
 
 
GroceryPre-Order and Events

GROCERYPRE-ORDER AND EVENTS

The new book is one week away from publication so there's still time to pre-order and get a nifty canvas tote from my publisher. Pre-orders...

An Evening withRuth and Dan

AN EVENING WITHRUTH AND DAN

I was enormously lucky to lead a discussion with Ruth Reichl, author and editor, and Dan Barber, chef-owner of the Blue Hill restaurants...

 
 
 
The Turkey Club Sandwich

THE TURKEY CLUB SANDWICH

This proper Turkey Club at Gregg's in Warwick, RI, counters a disturbing trend. On a trip to an otherwise fine food town, Minneapolis,...

Sweet Potato Confitw/Lime Peanuts Scallions

SWEET POTATO CONFITW/LIME PEANUTS SCALLIONS

I need your help. I bought a sweet potato to force myself to cook it in a way that was exciting to me. I'm not a sweet potato fan unless...

 
 
 
Wherefore Thanksgiving?

WHEREFORE THANKSGIVING?

If our most famous historical Republican's claim that a nation divided against itself cannot stand, we should take heed of Thanksgiving...

Guacamole

GUACAMOLE

I put a pic on instagram of guacamole two weeks ago and got enough fervent responses about cilantro and garlic salt, lack of chili...

 
 
 
Bourbon Milk Punch

BOURBON MILK PUNCH

When my wife Ann and I were in New Orleans in January, we felt the need, after a great Po Boys and beer at Parasol's in the Garden...

FRIENDSGIVING?

I have a friend, Cait, who is a Friendsgiving lover, and yearly invites 2 dozen millennials to her home for a Friendsgiving (pay attention...

 
 
 

INTRODUCING THE MAESTRO SCALE!

Ever since I wrote Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking, I've been a proselytizer for the kitchen scale. It...

BOURBON MILK PUNCH

When my wife Ann and I were in New Orleans in January, we felt the need, after a great Po Boys and beer at Parasol's in the Garden...

 
 
 

GUACAMOLE

I put a pic on instagram of guacamole two weeks ago and got enough fervent responses about cilantro and garlic salt, lack of chili...

CYBER MONDAY OFFER ON MY KITCHEN TOOLS

[For those who want to skip the post: shop.ruhlman.com promo code JINGLE-I forgot how to hyperlink the image!] Perhaps the worst feeling...

 
 
 

WHEREFORE THANKSGIVING?

If our most famous historical Republican's claim that a nation divided against itself cannot stand, we should take heed of Thanksgiving...

SWEET POTATO CONFITW/LIME PEANUTS SCALLIONS

I need your help. I bought a sweet potato to force myself to cook it in a way that was exciting to me. I'm not a sweet potato fan unless...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

‘They Go to Work, Come Back, and Starve.' Why Immigrant Families Are...

‘They Go to Work, Come Back, and Starve.' Why Immigrant Families Are Avoiding Food Assistance

A man recently came into the office of the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services in Dearborn, Michigan, insisting that he be disenrolled from nutrition... Read more ...

On Chicago's South Side, A community rises again

On Chicago's South Side, A community rises again

It's late afternoon and the rush hour commuter trains streak North and South through a battered stretch of Chicago's South Side. Passengers gazing out the window do double... Read more ...

There's Nothing Nightmarish About the Secret Sally Frappuccino at Starbucks

There's Nothing Nightmarish About the Secret Sally Frappuccino at Starbucks

What's this? There's another Nightmare Before Christmas -themed drink on the Starbucks "secret menu." Just a couple of weeks after we learned about the Jack Skellington... Read more ...

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday: Joe-Joe's Slims

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday:  Joe-Joe's Slims

Hey Howdy Hey! Happy Sunday! Today, the Mr. and I are reviewing Trader Joe's Joe-Joe's Slims. Joe-Joe's are Trader Joe's version of Oreos. In previous posts, we've... Read more ...

Indigenous Terra Madre: The Role of Youth, Women, and Ancient Methods

Indigenous Terra Madre: The Role of Youth, Women, and Ancient Methods

On the third day of Indigenous Terra Madre Asia & Pan-Pacific in Ainu Mosir, the spotlight turned to the role of youth, women and ancient technologies in indigenous food... Read more ...

20+ Printable Halloween Pages to Color While Eating Candy Corn

20+ Printable Halloween Pages to Color While Eating Candy Corn

If the start of Halloween season already has you crazed, it's time to de-stress and unwind with a little adult coloring. Take a break from your DIY costume and spooky decor and... Read more ...

22 Game-Changing Gadgets That'll Improve Your Home Life - All From Amazon

22 Game-Changing Gadgets That'll Improve Your Home Life - All From Amazon

Having the right tech gadgets in your home can make all the difference. Whether you're into having color-changing lights or a powerful vacuum, it's no secret that these can... Read more ...

Carlsberg Wants To Sell You Beer in a Paper Bottle

Carlsberg Wants To Sell You Beer in a Paper Bottle

Forget the brown paper bag: green paper bottles are coming. On Thursday, Danish beer company Carlsberg announced that it's one step closer to introducing the innovative new... Read more ...

Southern Savvy: Frogmore Stew for beginners

Southern Savvy: Frogmore Stew for beginners

A native son shares the secrets to South Carolina's signature seafood boil When the weather's nice around the holidays in Charleston, South Carolina, Jeremiah Bacon can quickly... Read more ...

It's Candle Season, So Here Are 38 Options All $50 or Less

It's Candle Season, So Here Are 38 Options All $50 or Less

Picture this: you've come home from a long day, and you just want to relax with a glass of wine, your favorite TV show, and a great candle. Why is the candle a necessary part... Read more ...