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Porcini Mushroom Risotto

    I confess that making risotto isn’t (or hasn’t been) a strong suit for me. Don’t get me wrong, I love rice. It is just that, somehow, risotto always seemed like it would be complicated to prepare. Then my world changed. I got an […]

The Art of the Cheese Plate

The Wall Street Journal recently ran what I think is an excellent article on choosing and serving cheese. In addition to giving advice about pairing cheese with wine, the article includes some suggestions for cheese vendors.┬áHere is the link: The Art of the Cheese Plate […]

Olive Oil

In my quest to understand the nuances of selecting the best olive oil for my table, I came across this video that I thought I would pass along. ┬áThe video features olive oil judge and restauranteur Johnny Madge. He gives a convincing lesson on how […]