An Excerpt from My Mother, That Stranger. Letters from the Spanish Civil War by Concha Alborg

Today we are proud to excerpt the introduction form the newest memoir from Concha Alborg My Mother, That Stranger. Letters from the Spanish Civil War. Over eight-hundred letters were written between the author’s newly-engaged parents […]

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Beyond Halloween: ‘Hollywood Haunted’ Author Shares Ghost Stories From Tinseltown

October 31st is almost a wrap, but there’s no reason to drop the Halloween spirit. Author and Hollywood historian Laurie Jacobson shares some glittering ghost tales in this classic 2013  podcast episode. Listen to the conversation […]

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

American Appetizer BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 slices bacon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS 24 toothpicks baking rack cookie sheet. Serves 6. […]

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You Say Tofu, I Say Tofu

Vietnamese Appetizer LEMONGRASS AND FIVE SPICE TOFU INGREDIENTS 2 stalks lemongrass 3 garlic cloves 1¼ pounds firm tofu 1 cup vegetable oil (2 tablespoons more later) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ teaspoon red chile flakes […]

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Tarragon Chicken and the Great Depression

French Entree TARRAGON CHICKEN (Poulet à Estragon) INGREDIENTS 3 chicken breasts ⅛ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 shallot 3 green onions 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup dry white wine ⅔ […]

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