Chickpea Sousé

Chickpea sooSAY,  You Say? These beans make a unique marriage of parsley, garlic, fennel seed, and red wine. The flavor is deep and subtle—like nothing I’ve tasted before. With a load of red wine I honored the name of a W.C. Fields movie character—Edgar Sousé—who was “soused” most the time. I happened upon a recipe…

Tapioca Pudding

A Mystery Ingredient Spells Comfort Tapioca pudding offers a creamy, textural wonder I enjoyed tapioca pudding so much as a child, yet never wondering what this exotic root was doing as a dessert. Now I grow “cassava” in my garden. It’s a beauty to look at, too. Tapioca is a thickening agent in flour form….