Cover of The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline.

Summer Reads: The Exiles

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This was actually not going to be my Summer Reads pick this week – in fact, a week ago when I was planning content for the next few weeks, I hadn’t even heard of this book. But … Read more

Plate of Citrus-Marinated Halibut with Mango Salsa on rice.

Cook the Book Fridays: Citrus-Marinated Halibut with Mango Salsa from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a perfect “feels like 40˚C” dinner this past week. Dorie says she uses the mairnade year-round on whatever fish is freshest but that she likes it particularly on halibut in the winter. Well, our weather couldn’t have … Read more

Alexander Lobrano's My Place at the Table cover image.

Summer Reads: My Place at the Table

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Picture this: It’s 1996 or thereabouts. I’m living in Paris. It’s a Wednesday morning and I’m headed to one of my many English teaching jobs. On my way into the métro, I stop by the newspaper kiosk … Read more