Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

A friend posted a photo of a bunch of old Encyclopedia Brittanica's thrown on the street corner for recycling. To think those were put to good use when I was in a grade school and now they're just a relic from the past.  I feel the same way towards cookbooks.  My mom's kitchen shelves were overflowing with tons of cookbooks- battered and dog-earred- from which she cooked almost every day. These days, many cookbooks have turned into gorgeous coffee table books, on display for the beautiful photography and nothing more. Why?  Because, … [Read more...]