Cooking for 2 (or 1)

Cooking for 2 (or 1) 2018-02-18T09:33:56+00:00

I cook for myself, and only myself (or one other person), A LOT. I think many others do, too. We solo (or duo) diners need downsized recipes that don’t require us to eat leftovers until they start to fuzz over with mold or perform complicated mathematical calculations just to make them.


Fresh Sole, Cancale-Style

Snooty foodie moment of the week: I caught myself wondering whether the sole I had in my fridge was fresh enough to eat. It was three days old. By three days old, I do not me [...]

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Savory French Toast Tartines

It has been a busy couple of weeks since I was last able to shop for food. Good-busy, with lots of eating out and seeing friends, but bad-busy in the sense that a lot of food [...]

June 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

Wild Garlic Spanish Tortilla

How can so few people in Brittany (or at least my part of Brittany) know about three-cornered leeks? Until my recent (as in, 2 minutes ago) internet search I’ve been calling [...]

April 26th, 2017|1 Comment

Red Pepper Soup with Crispy Chickpeas

 Perhaps it is my straitened circumstances after losing my job when my longtime food editing gig ended in December. Perhaps it is the exorbitant prices I am paying for only h [...]

February 7th, 2017|1 Comment

Cooking Laurie Colwin

"If you do not have insomnia, fussy eaters in your social orbit will give it to you." Laurie Colwin “Feeding the Fussy” Home Cooking Oh, how that line of Laurie Colwin’s spea [...]

January 15th, 2017|0 Comments