The author reviews three recipe collections with one question in mind: What would my grandmother think?
The founders of Brooklyn Brine preserve vegetables with their special combination of vinegar and spices.
Tiki culture goes upscale thanks to a dedicated bartender and a convenient Mad Men episode.
Momofuku's cookbook has recipes from the New York restaurant empire and makes the author want to cook.
Working in the dead of night, Matthew Tilden makes memorable scones, breads, and other baked goods.
One man attempts to bring the New Amsterdam market, once a staple on the city's market scene, back to life.
A chef who considers Mexico his "university" brings a taste of Puerto Vallarta to the Rockaways.
Curry leaves are considered by many to be the key to authentic Indian cuisine. One woman's struggle to keep her mother's plant alive.
Note: This recipe is good, and just as authentic, without the curry leaves.
One chef responds to the recession by cooking low-cost meals in the back of a grocery store.
What happens when a long-dead ornithologist, a quirky Basque chef, and an illustrator write a cookbook?