Memorial Day Weekend Grilling

After some marvelous weather earlier in the month, we’ve had a couple of very cool, wet weeks. Nevertheless, it’s Memorial Day weekend which is the traditional start of summer. Since the weather report showed we’d have a little bit of sunshine in the afternoon, we decided to grill. I’ve used this Cook’s Illustrated recipe a few times… Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend Grilling

Puttanesca-style marinara sauce

Our go-to cook book around the house is Good Food Great Medicine: A Homemade Cookbook. Recipes and ruminations from a medical practice. The author is Miles Hassell, MD; he was Carla’s dad’s physician when they moved up here to Portland from the Bay Area. We’ve attended some of his local lectures where he provides evidence-based… Continue reading Puttanesca-style marinara sauce