White beans are my favorite party trick.
Turns out a hands-off braise is perfect for those evenings when I can’t be in the kitchen because I’m too busy shuttling my son back and forth to karate or watching him at a cross-country meet or — on those especially fun evenings — both.
Everybody’s favorite wheel-shaped goodie is made of fried sweetened dough that has leavened with yeast, baking powder or baking soda.
Professor Tremblay was adamant that if we ever were stuck on a deserted island and could take only one food with us, we should choose the sweet potato.
Though there are many variations of the knish, they essentially are the hand pie of classic Jewish cuisine — a baked (though sometimes fried) light pastry dough filled with mashed vegetables (often potatoes) or meat.
This particular recipe is ridiculously simple — a boon to one and all, including the baking-impaired — as long as you follow a few rules.
It’s a simple cookie, but when the holidays roll around, we bakers ask a lot of it: It’s got to hold its shape — no droopy Santas or stars without points.
“Nothing has come out of this region from a food perspective that did anything any justice,” Jethwa said during a recent interview at his Seven Seafood & Grill Restaurant tucked in a small Nairobi mall.