When Clare Osdene Schapiro invites you into her kitchen – as
she does in her Richmond Times-Dispatch column, “Clare’s Kitchen” – you will
join an enthusiastic, intrepid home cook who finds great satisfaction in
whipping up delicious dishes to share with her beloved friends and family.Clare’s mix of sage advice – grow your own herbs if at all
possible – and salty admonitions – don’t take the fun out of cooking by
striving for perfection – enliven the stories she tells about her cooking
adventures.You will find 75 recipes from Clare’s kitchen in this volume.
They include treasures from her English mother, her Czech father and dozens of
her original takes on old standards.And, as she will regularly remind you, love is the most
essential ingredient of all.