Just a Hint of Autumn

Houston has been having a cool front. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the area, this means that instead of 90-100 degrees Fahrenheit, it was 60-90 degrees, with a pleasant little breeze. We took a drive with the windows down and the sunroof wide open. This is the first fall in twenty years Read More …

Torshi-e Makhlut

Torshi-e Makhlut (Recipe adapted from Food of Life, by Najmieh Batmanglij; commentary compliments of the chef. My copy of the cookbook is apparently the “old” Food of Life; I’m not sure if this recipe’s in the “new” edition or not. I highly recommend any cookbook by this woman, though – the instructions are clear, the Read More …