When Humidity Is the Essential Ingredient

John Kessler

The other day my wife was cleaning out the pantry and asked me to make the hard choices about a lifetime of kitchen clutter. The vacuum sealer, the China cap, and the Indian tiffin could go out to the garage. The Römertopf I still wanted to play with. This porous clay roaster is an ingenious device. You soak the whole thing in water, put a chicken and some aromatics inside, stick it in a cold...