If you live anywhere in New England and you don’t know about the Hawthorne Hotel, you should. And if you’re ever in Salem, Massachusetts, you have no excuse not to stop in. Tell them The Hungry Mouse sent you to have a nibble. You won’t be sorry. So The Hawthorne is one of those grand […]
Ho, ho, ho! So, if you’re like me this year, you might be scrambling around for a few last-minute gifts. (Seriously, where did the time go?) Here’s a dozen ideas for delicious gifts you can make at home in the few days before Christmas and New Year’s. 1. Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies I’ve […]gifts, homemade
It’s good to be back in the kitchen! (Here, have a giant platter of meat!) The last two weeks have been a whirlwind! Between baking dozens of practice tarts for Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bake-Off Party and making a kamikaze run to New York City to their Culinary Studios, I’m happy to be back at The […]beef, chili, garlic, roasting
This post could also be titled: How to Find An Oddly Butchered, Bone-In Pork Loin Roast, Chisel Away at It Like It’s the Statue of David, and Turn it into a Lovely Roasted Rack of Pork Worthy of Company.
Challah is a traditional yeast bread—with a glossy crust frequently dappled with sesame seeds—that gets its trademark golden yellow color from the addition of eggs. Older recipes include several eggs. Most modern versions, like this one, usually call for fewer.baking, bread, challah, eggs
If you go to any of the big steakhouses in the U.S., chances are that this is how they cook a lot of their meat. Fast and furiously on top of the stove to create that handsome, flavorful crust—then into the gentler, indirect heat of the oven to finish cooking. Here’s a step-by-step guide to replicate those steakhouse steaks at home.beef, meat, pan roasting, steak