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I’ve been making pasta, mostly at home, but sometimes in restaurants, for more than 25 years. Over that time I’ve read a great many books on making pasta, and some of the best are very recent. Here are the best – the ones you will want to own if you want to make pasta at home.
My “Duck, Duck, Goose” book tour is almost here! In less than a month me and my little truck will be back on the road. A lot’s changed since I posted the preliminary list way back in February, so check it out.
I can finally announce it: I got a book deal! Topic? Something close to my heart: ducks and geese. Yep, I will be writing what I hope to be the definitive cookbook for both domestic and wild ducks and geese — and I am asking for your help in doing it.
My book is finally out, and I’ve been on the road 13 days. I feel distant from the world around me, like I am watching a movie of myself – a movie that is at times drama, at times farce.
By the time you read this, I will be hurtling down a highway in my battered old pickup, heading into an unknown future. My stomach is grinding, my mind whirring twice as fast as I am driving.
Buttermilk huckleberry cake. Even with frozen huckleberries, it’s as good as it looks. And I owe it all to Heidi Swanson, whose new vegetarian cookbook made even me take notice.
I used to think that all that fancy French salt was bunk, that it was all a scam. Sodium chloride is sodium chloride, right? Wrong. I now know that all salts are not created equal.
As my book manuscript comes into shape, I find myself referencing a stack of foraging books several feet high. As it happens I often get asked about my go-to foraging books. Here are my favorites.