A New Source for Smoked Trout

With their eyes on Spain and Portugal (and the value given tinned seafood there), Caroline Goldfarb, a comedy television writer, and Becca Millstein, who worked in the entertainment industry, decided that better domestic canned choices were needed. Now they’re in the fish business as founders of Fishwife Tinned Seafood Co. Its latest release is Idaho…

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Flour Sack Towels With Flowery Appeal

The soft cotton that once went into making flour sacks is what the photographer Pauline Stevens has selected for her vibrant collection of kitchen towels decorated with her food-focused photographs. Each is also printed with a literary quotation or a recipe for a dish, a drink or a sauce, most well-suited for Mother’s Day giving.…

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Vegetables Get the Ripert Treatment

Eric Ripert’s new collection of vegetable recipes is maybe one of the least seemingly chef-driven cookbooks. And it holds true to its title, “Vegetable Simple.” What a delightful approach, especially with summer on the horizon. Some recipes require as few as two ingredients (tomatoes or cucumbers with salt), and most have a short list, with…

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New Week! New Recipes!

Good morning. It’s a new week filled with new recipes and the joy of discovering older ones, and if I generally meet Mondays with a kind of empty sorrow — the weekend gone and still no newsroom into which to travel, another day at home at the same desk in the same empty room —…

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