Clementine Matzo Meal Pancakes

Exploring history and culture through food is probably the only way I like to consume information — though I love reading, history lessons are so much more fun when food is involved. We all have such unique relationships with what we eat and I’m endlessly fascinated by cookbooks and how they’ve evolved over the decades….

A Taste of New Orleans: Muffaletta

We’re just a few weeks away from Mardi Gras and I had grand ambitions of making something to celebrate from La Cuisine Creole — it’s basically a New Orleans cook’s bible. It was first published in 1885 and it is amazing. It’s written earnestly with phrases and ideas that date itself… some need translation and…

Repurposed Thanksgiving Turkey: Ramen

I’m not a huge fan of Thanksgiving turkey, but I was sent home from our big holiday dinner with two pounds of turkey. I was very generous with my turkey by giving a portion of it to my cat but, selfishly, I used the rest to make my dream bowl of ramen. I don’t know…