Cinco de Mayo came one day late this year. We celebrated Seis de Mayo with this wonderful soup. It’s one of those soups that makes a meal. Rich, satisfying, and truly filled with the goodness of vegetables and spices for a depth of flavor we […]
Category: Lauren Ready
It’s Texas Week on Chewing the Fat! First Up, Lauren’s Roast Pork Tenderloin with Honeyed Apples and Pecans courtesy of James Villas and a Wild Rice Pilaf. And on Thursday, Kristi’s own recipe for Harvest Soup.
It was quite a coincidence when Andrew came back from his trip to Dallas with not one but two dishes his sister Lauren served him while he was there. And that same day, my dear friend Kristi, sent along an original recipe of her […]
They say that the mark of a good cook is whether they can deliver a perfect Roast Chicken. Perfect…as deeply juicy and tender meat covered with the crispest and crunchiest skin. Frankly, I have never been satisfied with my Roast Chicken. I’ve tried […]
The Silver Palate was an iconic and tiny little take-out shop that opened on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in 1979. It was the brainchild of two women: Julie Russo and Sheila Lukins. Two years earlier, Lukins, divorced from her husband and mother […]
If we lived in a more progressive country, Lauren Ready would be my sister-in-law. Alas, we don’t and given that Lauren lives in the great state of Texas, where hell will freeze over before that happens, we never will have those comforting titles to […]