Daniel Leader was one of the first champions of artisanal bread baking in this country; he founded Bread Alone Bakery in New York's Hudson Valley in the early 1980s. Now a classic, Leader's "Bread Alone", won the IACP award for best baking book in 1994. In 2008, Leader won his second IACP award for Local Breads.
As the cycle of the seasons wends its way to another close, I am taking the opportunity to reach out to those people in my life who I haven’t made enough time for in the past year. What better way to make the invitation or break the proverbial ice than to say, “come over for dinner”, “let’s meet for lunch, or coffee, or drinks”!
“Breaking Bread” is a time-honored euphemism for stopping the business of the day and enjoying the company of others. One never breaks bread alon
Our ancestors knew a thing or two about preparing for the future that we would be well advised to learn. I’m not talking about retirement accounts or simple IRA’s, I’m talking turkey.
Select a bird that is a bit larger than you need and you will have an abundance of turkey in the days after the holiday. There is something endearing about a plate of cold turkey slices waiting in the fridge for your inspiration.
For years I made turkey pot pies for dinner on t