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The Secret's in the Sauce

Photo by Asha Loupy for Food52 I was riding with a friend the other day and we were chatting about cooking. It seems she doesn’t cook much and I added, quite sincerely, that I cook pretty simple meals myself, especially in the summer. I noticed she gave me a little side-eye as I continued, “ I just like to have one or two great sauces on hand, then grill a piece of meat or f…

Italian Revelry

  In describing my multi-cultural heritage, I have often laughingly commented that, ”Italian is the only thing I am not!" But somewhere in the recesses of my gene pool, I suspect there is a snippet of DNA that makes a liar of me. Why else would I return again and again to Italy, and when I cannot be physically present there, to its food? It seems that more than any other cuisin…

"Digital" Food

                                                       My first impression of Palo Alto reminds me of the movie set for The Truman Show, where the protagonist, played by Jim Carey, lived: lush green spaces, the sky is almost always blue, beautiful b…

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