Every Friday, we’re mixing things up with a different kind of food writing. More specifically, food poetry to be read slowly, over your morning coffee. Today, the pantry is on a pedestal, once again.
Pantry staples are a thing of beauty.
We've made this point before, but it bears repeating: simple staples, cooked well, deserve to be described as though they're works of art. Because let's be serious -- as part of a hurried, midweek meal, they totally are.
Red Beans by Victor Hernández Cruz