Do you love garlic? We, at Lust for Cooking, loooooooove garlic – often to the detriment of those standing near us. So why not take a closer look at this absolute kitchen must-have? Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about garlic – and then some. Garlic is a member of the allium family, … More Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about garlic (including how to peel it) – and then some.
It happens to the best of us. You really want to learn how to cook, but when you go to the bookstore (assuming there still is one in your town) you’re overwhelmed by the gargantuan selection of cookbooks. Out of pure frustration, you go home empty-handed, or worse, armed with something by Julia Child because … More The BEST Beginner’s Cookbook
Hello Lust for Cooking family. We’re back from a very busy summer, and we’re excited to talk about cooking again. We’re going to start right off with some crucial cooking knowledge. Did you know that most cooking traditions have a standard flavor base? Ok, it sounds obvious, right? Cajun food tastes like Cajun food. Italian … More Safrito, Saffritto, Saf-what-o?
Welcome to a new but crucial topic here at Lust for Cooking: Tips & Tricks. Otherwise known as The Basics or “How to Fish.” You know the old adage, “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” This is where we … More Homemade Stock: It’s HEALTHY and it’s FREE. Tips & Tricks for this Essential Ingredient.
Entry #2 in our ongoing look at zombies and food: Destroying Civilization, or Why Cooking Makes Us Human Welcome to our second installment on Zombieeeeeeeees and Food. In our first entry we looked at zombies as “mindless eaters,” or mindless eaters as “zombies,” either way. (To catch-up, mustard, click here.) Now we will look at … More Zombieeeeees and Food: Don’t Be a Zombie. Eat Like a Human.
On this, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (and interestingly also the 452 anniversary of his baptism), we at Lust for Cooking would like to celebrate the life of the Bard by directing you to a very unusual cook book, Shakespeare’s Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook, by Francine Segan. Not only will you … More Eat Like Shakespeare