What’s Cookin’

Here are all my blog posts, including appearances and recipes.

Ingredienti: Marcella Hazan Cookbook Event 7/26/16!

An Evening with Victor (& Marcella) Hazan: INGREDIENTI: Marcella’s Guide to the Market. Join ChefShop.com in welcoming Victor Hazan to ...
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A Tale of Tender Pork Butt, or, What Marcella Doesn’t Know…

Braised Pork with Polenta #italiandinner #marcellahazan A photo posted by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Jul 9, 2016 at 8:45pm PDT ...
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You’re a Chicken, Boo

We had dinner out last night. I almost ordered the cold half-chicken with mayonnaise, and then stopped myself. "Aaaah, I ...
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Cherry Pie, Everyone!

The main body of this post was written by my friend Britt, who is a Pastry Chef for Tom Douglas Restaurants ...
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Lushy Lemonade

Verrrrry nice on a hot day, especially when you include the preserved lemon. Keeps those electrolyte levels up, dontcha know! ...
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You Should Eat Some Lunch

I never remember to eat lunch. I have a reminder on my phone to eat my lunch, and I usually ...
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Ciao, Ciao, Chinotto!

Funny thing about Italy is... all your favorite Italian food is there.  Crazy, right? I discovered Chinotto here in the ...
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