In the winter, carrot soup, then roast chicken with my homemade salt rub and some sides, a cheese course, and homemade clafouti. In summer, gaspacho soup, something off the bbq, followed by mango jelly.
My favorite comfort food:
My most tattered cookbooks:
"A New Way to Cook" by Sally Schneider; "The Silver Palate" and "New Basics" by Julee Rosso &amp; Sheila Lukins; Fanny Farmer Cookbook; Madhur Jaffrey's "World Vegetarian" -- and more! Lately, it's been Bittman's How to Cook Everything Vegetarian.