Home / Lifestyle / Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Sambal, a Pungent Reminder of Home and Hardship

In Singaporean, Malaysian and Indonesian cooking, sambal ikan bilis is a must-have condiment alongside nasi lemak, a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and served with spicy curry, crisp fried anchovies, toasted peanuts, a hard-boiled egg and sliced fresh cucumbers. Sambal is as adaptable as the indigenous cooks who …

Read More »

Canned Treats – The New York Times

Front Burner Big-name wineries are increasingly canning their wines, joining craft ciders and beers on retailer shelves. CreditSonny Figueroa/The New York Times Beer in cans? Of course. Wine in cans is a somewhat newer phenomenon. But before you dismiss it all as plonk — which, until recently might have been …

Read More »

Stock Up on Summer Produce!

Happy Monday. Sam is off the grid this week, and I’ve got his megaphone. So even though it’s a fact that kids in Oakland, Boulder, Milwaukee and Albuquerque head back to school today, I hereby declare that summer isn’t over yet. Around here, local corn is just arriving. There’s still …

Read More »
Translate »