Whether in a tiny kitchen or an endless field of fruiting trees, you can still experience the familiar chords of every season strike through rituals with seasonal produce. You don't get the full experience of this from the largely hands-off ritual of dining out.
Marion Cunningham was a great booster of young talent, and I feel lucky to have come under her blue-eyed gaze. I never got to thank her properly for the lessons learned at her side, so here they are now.
What can I cook on a Tuesday night that everyone will like that doesn't involve an emergency run to the specialty grocer? Now that I've arrived safely in the land of Simple, I feel like I should pass on some tips.
I didn't write Fast, Fresh & Green for people who are already great cooks. I wrote for everyone who wants to cook with more vegetables. For people who want to cook at home and eat better. That's a lot of us.