The Secret History

Cooking "The Goldfinch" Part 1: Rye Toast with Poached Eggs

Cooking “The Goldfinch” Part 1: Rye Toast with Poached Eggs

These days there are really only four things going on in my life. The first and biggest is finishing my first draft of Voracious, which is due in less time […]

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Fresh This Week in Food & Fiction (Part 1)

Fresh This Week in Food & Fiction (Part 1)

I realized the other day that feeling I get while browsing the “new releases” table at the bookstore is exactly the same feeling I get on my weekly farmers market […]

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"The Secret History" Wine-Braised Leg of Lamb with Wild Mushrooms

“The Secret History” Wine-Braised Leg of Lamb with Wild Mushrooms

When I was a little kid one of my (many) strange and irrational fears was that someday every combination of musical notes would be exhausted and that new music would […]

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