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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.
Heyyyy, it's your oven calling, after our ugly breakup in the late spring. I've got chard gratin and blueberry crisp. Can we talk?
Garlic scapes may look exotic, but they're easy to make into a versatile, crowd-pleasing pesto.
Phyllo purses filled with fava greens, radish greens and Gorgonzola Dolce. Like the CSA-hole who made them, they're crazy, all dressed up.
Strawberry rhubarb crisp kicks off the CSA season simply and joyfully.
Fried wild cod and local oysters over a salad of spring greens, with lemony tartar sauce dressing. I fry at home. Do you?
Dandelion salad with bacon adapted from Mark Bittman, and a near-miss with a Nobel laureate.
Homemade pizza with roasted asparagus, creamy cremini mushrooms and pecorino cheese. Evidence that growing up isn't so bad.
Grilled cheese with bacon and arugula, in honor of National Grilled Cheese Month. It took a while, but it's just right.
Simply delicious muffins that are easy to customize with whatever fruit, nuts, or savory additions you have on hand.
Alice Waters' earthy fava bean purée is like spring on toast. Learn how to prep and cook favas from a bean wrangler with almost too much experience.
An enlightened sandwich makes last-minute dinner planning positively transcendent.
Like the dreamers among us, minimalist panzanella (at bottom) lives at the intersection of what is and what, with time, will be.
With cookbooks, foodie mags and blogs galore, how could it be so hard to find a great recipe for basic pancakes? Thankfully, it isn't anymore.
Bittersweet chocolate tart with shortbread crust