The salad that made me like salads -- truly a miracle!
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An easy Italian spin on classic tuna salad, using white beans and a red wine vinaigrette in place of mayonnaise.
These spiced muffins get their moisture from pureed squash and a little crackle from the addition of whole millet.
A butterflied and stuffed leg of lamb makes a visually impressive and succulent holiday roast.
Homemade buckwheat pasta baked with potatoes, fontina, and jewel-colored Swiss chard stems for a surprisingly meaty vegetarian dish.
One of Jeremy all-time favorite pancake recipes: decadent ricotta pancakes flavored with almond praline.
Broccoli braised very slowly in olive oil, garlic and onion---this makes a delicious open-faced sandwich with scrambled eggs, but is an equally good topping or side anywhere you can think to put it.
Pork meatballs seasoned with Pecorino and braised in tomato sauce.
An extremely short account of yet more restaurants in New York City.
A simple springtime favorite: cream of asparagus soup.
A visit from my folks, two new additions to my kitchen "staff," and a basic recipe for pate brisee.
Creamy tomato soup with a little science-experiment step to remove some of the acidity of the tomatoes---a classic with grilled cheese, Cheddar biscuits, or even croque monsieur!
Christmas baking 2006: Almond roca and toffee, chocolate korova wafers, chocolate PB pinwheels, coconut macaroons, molasses cookies, eggnog thumbprints, and caramel nut acorns.
Soft, cakey, and very homey cookies a bit reminiscent of unfilled whoopie pies.
Braised cabbage: an alternative to the usual skillet saute.
Reviews of seven New York City restaurants.
Classic lemon bars with a lime-coconut variant.
Last weekend we got together with a bunch of friends from work to watch movies and share a potluck dinner, partly as a farewell to Jeremy for the fall semester. It was my job to…
Despite the heat, I did quite a lot of baking this weekend. I took pictures of most of it as I went along, but Jeremy has those pictures on his laptop, so they’ll have to…
A continuation of my inordinately long list of culinary discoveries this summer… 5. One of my goals this summer was to practice roasting whole chickens. I’ve only done it twice, which is less than I…