Eureka! So there I was, in Rome, in the kitchen of a great restaurant. I said to the chef, “Chef, are you going to make some fresh pasta?” He looked at me and proudly said, “No, my friend Antonio makes it and delivers it to me fresh everyday. Why bother when he does such a good job?” Lightbulb! I feel the same way about making tortellini as I do about planting my own vegetable garden. … [Read More]
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne ceaselessly into the past.” Frankly, I am not sure that the story is really a tragedy. Other than his untimely death, Jay seemed to be doing just fine for himself. As I sat there watching Leonardo DiCaprio play Jay Gatsby, all I could think was that this had to be the easiest gig of his career. How much of a stretch could it be for Leo… [Read More]
Concentrated chicken or beef broth.