Cookbooks up on new bookshelf

This is my first official blog post since my friend Sabina Espinet, an excellent graphic designer, fixed my website. Over the last several years my bookshelves have been bulging, overflowing with poetry, gardening, memoir books, books on writing and now cookbooks. Many of the excessive amount of books have ended up stacked neatly on my…

Drying Herbs in the Microwave

Here are some tips I share in Nourished: A Memoir of Cooking and the Arts 1. For the microwave approach, lay out several sheets of paper towels. You can use two layers to make it easier to transport, or use a dinner plate. Separate the leaves from any woody stems. (Save the stems and bundle…