Posted in August 2013

Waffles, for those who hold the syrup

Waffles, for those who hold the syrup

I had been on the hunt for a perfect waffle recipe nearly forever. I narrowed in years ago on the perfect pancake recipe (never mind that yield—I make pancakes 4 to 5 inches in diameter, and the recipe seems to make more like 10,000 pancakes;  I freeze the extras to toast for my daughter, a … Continue reading

Into the woods

Into the woods

Maitake mushrooms, also known, adorably, as hen-of-the-woods, for the fact that each tuft looks like a fluffy, feathery little chicken, have been darlings of the food world for, oh, at least 10 years now. But the thing that mystifies me is how seemingly 98% of recipes that use maitakes miss the point. That might be … Continue reading