Community Table

The pleasures of bitterness

When food isn’t salty enough, we add salt, or salty condiments like soy sauce, or salty foods like bacon. If we need sweetness, we...

Cuckoo for cocoa nog

When the weather turns cold, we turn to hot cocoa. Like the vanishing sun, that steaming cup is a source of warmth and energy,...

The bitter barrier

It isn’t true what they say about cooking radicchio. Whatever it is that they say, it isn’t true. Few plants radiate as much beauty as...