My paternal grandmother used to render chicken fat and I remember the luscious taste of it on bread. I liked it much better than butter or the awful margarine that my mother substituted for butter briefly, in the 1960s. (The entire family revolted against this short lived health craze, which turned...
March 28, 2022
March 27, 2022
Cold Brewed Coffee
Excellent cold brew is easy to make, though it takes a bit of patience to let it steep for at least 48 hours. For the coffee, you need a glass bottle with the cap. European refrigerators are small, so I use one-liter bottles, and I make 4 liters at a time. You only need two ingredients. Your...
March 26, 2022
March 25, 2022
Smoked Salmon on Toast
When I was a kid, Sunday was special because… bagels and lox. My mom would lay out plates of smoked nova salmon (from the belly of the fish), thinly sliced red onions, slightly thicker slices of ripe tomato, a bowl of cream cheese and a stick of butter, and we’d pile our plates high. T The...