In today's New York Times' Dining Section... not a lot going on for a cook. Must be August.
Forbidden? Not the Mangosteen: The banned fruit and its devotees.
• The Customer Wants a Juicy Steak? Just Add Water: Marian Burros explains how a juicy steak may have more to do with the water and saline solutions injected into the meat by the food industry than how you marinate or cook it.
• ">Refined Tequilas, Meant to Be Savored: Asimov takes the week off of wine (and margaritas) and tries some sipping tequilas.
• A Tangy Chaser That Tastes as Good on Food as It Does in a Glass: Florence Fabricant offers two recipes to serve with sipping tequilas: Smoky Sangrita and Sangrita Carnitas.