In Culinary Intelligence, Peter Kaminsky, a formerly overweight veteran food writer, tells how he lost 35 pounds and kept them off by thinking more—not less—about food. He shows us how to eat in a healthy way without sacrificing any of the fun and pleasure in food, just like many of the recipes on this board.
"I find that a two-inch square of Scharffen Berger 70% gets my taste buds firing in a way that a whole Hershey Bar never does." —Peter Kaminsky, Culinary Intelligence
The Atlantic shares Peter Kaminsky's three commonsense pillars of culinary intelligence
A little bit of beer can be a smart decision: the bitterness of an IPA clears your palate and readies you for the next bite. Without this clearing effect, your palate becomes dulled and each successive mouthful brings less of a flavor reward (so you keeping eating, perhaps more than you intended!).
Homemade refried beans – way more flavorful than the paste you're used to seeing