Grilled Turkey Burgers

Grilled Turkey Burgers

The other night I threw my favorite turkey burgers onto the grill. I gently kneaded together a pound of ground turkey, a handful of…

Pull on Your Boots

Pull on Your Boots

KellermeisterBoots Barossa Grenache2007 This wine is bright purple, with a heady, peppery nose, redolent of carnation and chocolate. On the palate it's simple but…

A Beautiful Knife

A Beautiful Knife

I've been using an 8" chef's knife for years. "This is just feeling small to me," I told my husband one recent night as…

Olive Oil From a Family Grove

Olive Oil From a Family Grove

Angela Hall was born in Rome, though her family has deep roots in Sabina, an agricultural region just outside the city. Angela lives in…

Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are garlic's flower buds. The scape emerges, curled and elastic, from the center of the garlic plant in late June. Each is…

Food Philosophy

Food is communication, a medium for connecting. Communications are most powerful when they arise from an articulated philosophy, when the communicator knows what she's…

The Most Amazing Friend

The Most Amazing Friend

I've known David since kindergarten, but we'd lost touch. Somehow he found this food journal and we reconnected over—what else?—food. He's in Florida, I'm…