egg slicer
Egg Slicer – The inexplicable gift -
Evan Kleiman

The Mom bought me an egg slicer for my birthday.  A dear friend who is Mom’s bestie was deputized to buy it since mom can’t get around on her own. Apparently there were many conversations to plan the acquisition.  I opened the square box wrapped with “the funny papers” and was more

vinegar class
Recipe: Vinegar Making Class -
Evan Kleiman

I use a lot of vinegar.  In particular aged red wine vinegar. I love its layered, complex, tart, winey flavor.  If you’ve had my Forte Dressing during the Angeli years you understand why. It used to be fairly easy to find good vinegar even though you have to pay a bit more more

Pasta alla Ricotta
Recipe: A Simple Pasta with Ricotta -
Evan Kleiman

A simple pasta is a live saver.  How many nights are you rescued from eating out of a box just because you know how to throw together a good simple pasta?  First tip:  Don’t just rely on tomato sauce to coat the pasta.  I love good sweet, milky ricotta and when I’m more