My husband woke up, looked at me in from his side of the bed and declared this the “Week of Gazpacho”. And so, it is. I got a handy little device called Vegetable Chop and Measure at Williams-Sonoma a couple of years ago. Without it the Week of Gazpacho wouldn’t have been possible because I would have gotten exasperated with all of the chopping by batch #2. Also, the colors in the photo are a bit of an homage to Pedro Almodóvar’s wonderful film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), which was the inspiration for me making gazpacho for the very first time, years ago.
I’m a pretty good cook, but there is something about Thai food that’s always seemed complicated and exotic to me. That’s why I LOVE this book : Quick & Easy Thai by Nancie McDermott, (Chronicle Books, […]
November 10, 2012 Jackie Alpers Baked Goods, breakfast, recipe, recipe developer, savory, Side Dish, Snacks
Until recently, the only biscuits I ever made at home came from a Pop n’ Fresh can, so when friends from overseas asked me for a real American biscuit recipe, I scoured every book I […]