A reader in Australia is tired of salads and canned tuna, and seeks some quick recipes that won’t overheat his kitchen. If you’re an American reader, pretend it’s summertime by checking out these warm-weather recipes on the Summer page.
A reader seeks a thick, spicy chili without beans. Of course, I happen to like beans. Read about both options, and choose the one you want to make, on the Chili page.
A reader asks whether there’s more to eggplant than endless repetitions of parmesan. Read about other ways with eggplant – grilled, roasted and puréed, and blended into a creamy soup – on the Eggplant page.
A reader seeks “the best olive oil.” Read about flavor profiles, geography, quality control issues, and the true meaning of “extra virgin” on the Olive Oil page.
A reader asks whether convection ovens have rendered conventional ovens obsolete. Learn a little about oven mechanics and the importance of context on the Ovens page.