‘Saveur’ Magazine review

reviews of SAVEUR magazine – recipes, articles, etc.

Words… My Word!

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

summary: I don’t like what is happening to SAVEUR magazine; questionable word choices for articles about food and drink: devour, gobble, mushy; Goan shrimp curry; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) Is my love affair with SAVEUR coming to an end? (I’m seriously considering the idea of not renewing my subscription […] Continue reading »

Got Kecap Manis? Make Nasi Goreng!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Nasi Goreng

summary: recipe for Nasi Goreng, based on a recipe in SAVEUR No. 150; kecap manis and shrimp paste; (click on images to see more photos and larger views) Bookmarked Recipes #35: Nasi Goreng T is sick of hearing me grouse about SAVEUR magazine’s shorter and shorter articles. Of course, I expected it of January’s SAVEUR […] Continue reading »

Je vais pleurer!

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

summary: SAVEUR comes through again! Clay Pot Chicken with white wine and mushrooms based on a recipe from Le Veau d’Or in NYC; exclusive dinners with my dad; I could hardly breathe because of the deliciousness wafting up from the kitchen. And then it just got better and better! Yes, indeed, just as I was […] Continue reading »

An Amazing Spicerub with Dried Rosehips

Friday, July 26th, 2013

summary: recipe for Iraqi Chicken; a new (for us) spice rub with the surprise ingredient: dried rosehips; SAVEUR outdoes itself; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) I was sitting on the subway, reading Felicia Campbell’s memoire “Hearts and Minds” about her time as a soldier in Iraq included in the recent ‘grilling’ […] Continue reading »

Sheesh! Kebabs

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

summary: adventures with new kebab skewers; great shish kebabs; SAVEUR comes through yet again; do you have an ’empty’ drawer in the kitchen? We do…; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) Do you have a drawer full of various kinds of barbecue skewers?   We do. We have thin wooden skewers, long […] Continue reading »

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