Focaccia with Figs and Prosciutto If your acquaintance with figs so far has been the familiar Newtons, you’re in for a delicious surprise—fresh figs. Soon to appear in northeast markets, fresh figs, with their honey sweet flavor and soft texture, are worth seeking out. Luscious, yet fragile, they should be eaten no more than […]
I love the Spring Holiday season. Whether I’m seated a friend’s Seder dinner for Passover, or my family’s Easter celebration, there’s a sense of renewal and rebirth that only this time of year can offer. Gastronomically speaking, that inevitably spells fresh fruit to me. When invited to Passover dinners, I’m very conscious of what’s […]
My wife and I have been collaborating on these photo Essays. I actually shot this one at the same time I was shooting the Banana Muffin Essay. She was cooking while I was shooting and both series were being photographed simultaneously. The challenge was to time it out so I could capture both essays. Unlike […]
I submitted this recipe for America’s Best Lost Recipes published in 2007 by America’s Test Kitchen. The test kitchen “loved the sweet and sour flavors of this dressing and tasted it on everything from apples to greens (we especially loved it on Bibb lettuce) to a cucumber and radish salad.