Also, a vintage menu from Spain. And a vintage recipe from Big Sur.
Wow... Trillin, Spanish peppers, and the (in)famous Chinatown chicken—a trifecta!
Oxo also has a cherry pitter that does six at a time. Cherry recipes more appealing with this time saver.
I have and will read everything you and Calvin Trillin write! Thank you for sharing this! Wonderful!
Every week, pure joy. Every newsletter. Every single one. Thank you.
Wow, thank you for the mention! We use the Oxo cherry pitter too. May it give you many years of loyal service.
Mr. Trillin's Maison de la Casa House preceded Ken's Mojo Dojo Casa House!
Great read - busy getting ready for our family Hungarian bacon fry
...thanks for the lovely reminisce of Trillin. But I feel letdown. Is there nowhere online to read the "Pepper Chase" ?
The rabbit hole of peppers and Mr Trillin delivered me to a Gourmet video , alas it does not play for me, in bed in Australia on Saturday morning.
Is there a way to these ?
I have ridiculous love for Calvin Trillin (never having met him), but I'm sure I'm not alone in that. I may have read his every published word.
I was sorry to see John Andrews go, so this is good news!
I was recently introduced to an old tool for pitting cherries - a cast iron cherry pitter! A coworker picked on up at an auction and had to do a little research to figure out what the heck it was. I was totally smitten by the look of it. It has 4 curvy little legs, a spout like opening for your cherry, and a handle to push the pit through the cherry and out through a little funnel. If you Google 'cast iron cherry pitter' you will see plenty of photos. There are also some that attach to a table or workbench, but the legged version is much cuter! :)
If that story was cut from your book, how come I remember it? So intimate and funny - and like a little poem...did you put it in a later book?
I remember that story in Gourmet. I too will read anything by Calvin Trillin, a true original and a great writer. It looks like Bud and Nick had some good times.
You, Calvin Trillin, and Mimi Sheraton are my favorite food writers.
Excellent articles! So interesting.
And way to go Stephanie!!!