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The perfect spring lunch for one: skillet greens with bacon and feta.
10 Secrets for Making the Most of Your CSA.
For Meatless Monday, Spaghetti alla "Carbonada" with ramps and asparagus.
Local brown eggs for Little Girl Salad, and a chance to win Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food.
My favorite chocolate cake, and an easy way to help kids with cancer.
Soft-shell crabs are easy to make at home and incredibly good with spicy sauce.
Eat your lawn: dandelion, strawberry and balsamic onion salad.
Spring's first asparagus, marinated, grilled and topped with a little something we like to call kid crack.
A hearty and perfectly healthy salad of French lentils and brown rice.
If eternity is two people and a ham, it begs the question: what happens when you devil it?
Marinated fresh goat cheese is the fastest appetizer in the west.
Homemade miso soup
Savory and not-too-sweet Apple, Goat Cheese and Honey Tartlets
Chili-roasted cauliflower with cilantro dressing.
Umami-rich pasta puttanesca.
Winter greens with olive vinaigrette and warm marinated goat cheese croutons.
Roast chickens from Alice Waters' delightful children's cookbook Fanny at Chez Panisse, because Alice could use a little love right now.
A rare feat: satisfying vegan chili.
A gift-worthy homemade lemon curd and a book giveaway!
House-cured gravlax is easier than you'd think. By way of proof, I even got it right this time.
Spiced cranberry chutney from the Williams-Sonoma Complete Entertaining Cookbook.
A lovingly curated collection of the best Thanksgiving recipes and resources online, including this vegetarian mushroom stuffing.
Some days I think that I could really use an intern. But today I'll settle for small potatoes. As long as I can eat them.
Learn the secrets to perfect homemade oatmeal.
Banana sweet potato muffins, and the skeletons in my Halloween closet.
With a chill in the air again, I can't stop thinking about these garlicky blue potatoes and butternuts.
Sultry, brooding pomegranate gelato from the late Gourmet Magazine. It's a chilling tribute to a publication loved and lost.
Sour cream ganache so good you'll want to eat it from a spoon. But you won't, because there's also a recipe for the world's best cupcakes.
This easy and healthy homemade applesauce, which freezes beautifully, has been in our family for generations.
Making homemade pickles really is easy. Join the Canvolution!
An elegant hors d'oeuvre of savory shiitakes in mini potato nests. A whole lot easier—and healthier—than it looks.
Raw beet salad with goat cheese and walnuts. Healthy enough to counteract a summer's worth of Kennedy-caliber excess.
The classic Daiquiri, beloved by Hemingway and J.F.K., is a far cry from those rum-soaked snow cones with paper parasols.
Grilled peaches with feta and mint. Because summertime likes to be taken seriously.