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Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 12:00 am

Give your intestines a break, for goshsakes!

Untitled Document Imagine waking up one day to learn that your small intestine can’t take it anymore; that wheat, barley, and rye are the enemy; and that you’ve got t
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, April 12, 2007 12:00 am

Live a little, and bake your own rolls

Untitled Document I will go out on a limb and assume that those who bother to read this here column understand and acknowledge the following statement: In the world of doughs and
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 12:00 am

One sure sign: asparagus shoots poking through the ground

Untitled Document I’m a firm believer in signs from the universe. Nothing is a coincidence. We meet people for a reason, even if they cause us pain and heartache. We fall i
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 12:00 am

A rare opportunity to learn from a true-blue home cook

Untitled Document Chico was just some guy I had heard about through my friend Karla. An Aztec dancer     living in San Francisco, Chico had blown into Washington for a
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, March 21, 2007 12:00 am

Get to know this Stone Age food, Syrian-style

Untitled Document Turkey. Check. Egypt, Ethiopia. Check, check. India, Iran, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan — check, check, check, check, quadruple-chec
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 12:00 am

Stewed and cooled, itÂ’s wonderful with whipped cream

Untitled Document I’ve got a newcomer in my culinary bag of tricks, and it’s so clever, I feel like a genius. I can’t take credit for such brilliance, however;
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 12:00 am

Get your old-school salad groove on

Untitled Document I grew up in the 1970s, also known as the “good old days,” when eating in a restaurant was a special event, like going to the circus. Fancy restaura
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 12:00 am

Rock your world with rock-hard cranberry-pistachio treats

Untitled Document My friend Maura is far from a cook. She’ll tell you so herself. But a baker? Damn straight. So what if she’s a one-hit wonder — Maura makes so
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007 12:00 am

Connect with your neglected vegetables — and make a pot pie

Untitled Document My friend Nan in Chicago made one. So did my mother, who lives in Pennsylvania. All across America, womenfolk were baking pot pies, and I was their preacher.
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007 12:00 am

Pay tribute to New Orleans culture with homemade beignets

Untitled Document I have a recurring dream that puts me in New Orleans. In fact, I have the dream often enough that I honestly can’t remember exactly when I was there last.


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