LEARNING TO COOK


February 24th, 2012

I went to Williams Sonoma yesterday…

Where I couldn’t resist buying this: And this: I’ve been dying to buy both a Lodge Cast Iron skillet and Jacques Pepin‘s cookbook Essential Pepin for ages–but you know how it’s easy to keep putting things off, thinking, “Oh, I’ll do that this weekend…” and suddenly it’s 5 months later and you still haven’t checked […]

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August 8th, 2011

The wine drinker’s latest destination: Paso Robles

As I mentioned a couple months ago, I’ve been learning to cook recently with the help of my trusty Alice Waters cookbook The Art of Simple Food and have thrown myself into it with gusto. I have chicken down and have recently moved onto various preparations of salmon and tuna–as well as a disastrous but […]

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May 17th, 2011

I’m Learning How to Cook!

Brace yourselves: I’m learning to cook! (Have I mentioned this yet? Well…now you know.) As I explain in this little video after giving you a tour of my new bedroom, I never really learned–and I’ve also been surrounded by some pretty good, intimidating cooks in my day, so I never really wanted to learn. But […]

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