"Ribs, salt, pepper, and broth." That's what my mom told anyone who asked her how she cooked ribs. She was from the Bootheel of Missouri, the southeastern end known more for baking, roasting, smothering, and frying
Hard squash and beans are two components of what Native Americans and other proponents of Native American farming call Three Sisters' agriculture. The third component is corn. When grown together, the three crops help each other flourish and
So many people love salmon because if it’s lush flavor and it’s high quality health benefits. Many get frustrated getting the crispy caramelized textures that good restaurant chefs achieve in pan-searing or grilling when they try
For so many of us, breakfast is the great American meal. For generations, it set us up for a long day's work in the fields, factories, and mines, and for a lot of us, this has not changed. We still look to breakfast to sustain
This recipe is about the eggs but also about the pork belly. I "cure" the meat with herbs and sugar and salt and then roast it, at which point it's ready to slice and cook just like bacon. It tastes a little like bacon but is somewhat stronger.
I watched my children grow up at the same time as I observed the evolution of my own understanding of our agricultural heritage. At the time, I was driving the cuisine of my two restaurants, Heartbeat Restaurant in NYC and
This is one of those dishes that will haunt you when it’s been too long since you’ve eaten it.
Use any kind of mushrooms and witness how the pork belly or bacon and caramelized shallots marry with their earthiness. You might
Our Fiery Veggie Chili was inspired by to flavors of the southwest, and my favorite country singer/song-writer, Willie Nelson. We affectionately refer to it as “Willie’s Chili.” Already a complete protein because of the
If you’ve been lucky enough to have a good huevos rancheros for breakfast, you know two things: one is that it’s an amazing way to start your day, and the other is that it tends to be pretty heavy and perceived as unhealthful because of the
When you want a side with more texture and weight than a typical lettuce salad, try this incredible fennel slaw made with summer's freshest, juiciest peaches. You can use any other stone fruit with the fennel, which provides the crunch