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Did you know that persimmons are native to the eastern US? Here's my favorite way to use them - fragrant persimmon bread
Mini Dutch babies baked in a muffin tin. Even when they fizzle out, they’re still so cute and lovable.
Tater tots are basically hash browns and are therefore a perfectly acceptable breakfast food.
Classic Dutch baby pancake, easy enough for an unsupervised child to make.
Ukrainian borscht with pancetta and juniper brings you to the rugged Slavic hinterlands.
Homemade corned grass-fed beef rump roast Reuben - an experiment in brining that went south, then went north again.
A deviled egg sandwich, inspired by a vintage Newberry's lunch counter menu (ca. 1938). [how to make]
Vanilla-lavender lemon curd. Serve with biscuits, scones, or a spoon. **With Bittman-style recipe.**
Kabocha no Fukumeni (Japanese simmered pumpkin). Fall is umami incarnate. With Bittman-style recipe.
Tuna croquettes made from home-canned albacore.
Miso-glazed pork chop with corn-maitake Calrosotto. You can make an "-otto" out of anything!
Grilled sockeye salmon with creamy blue cheese grits and bacony beet greens.
What happens when you tuck bratwurst, browned onions and potatoes into soft pretzel dough?
Sesame-crusted albacore tuna loin with maitake mushrooms, asparagus, and cool soba noodles. So good with soba ale!
In-N-Out's Animal Style at home, but upgrade the ingredients with grass-fed beef and grainy buns.
Pulled pork tacos cobbled together from leftovers, and a conversation about Ruhlman's (in)famous IACP quote.
Korean pickled things become the perfect relish; just add gochujang mayo and you have a K-pop Dog.
Meltingly tender pot roast on a weeknight? Heck yeah! Pressure cooker for the win.
An elegant take on Irish soda bread, borne of a pantry lacking raisins.
Danish pancakes (ebelskivers) with blueberries and orange zest. St. Paddy's is but once a year, but breakfast is DAILY.
Sopa del mezcolanza - "hodgepodge soup". It's like a minestrone, but with Spanish flavors.
Feijoadas, the national dish of Brazil, is even more satisfying with homegrown Scarlet Runner beans
Blood orange zest and thyme doll up a regular cornmeal dredge for fresh Idaho trout fillets.
Moroccan chickpea-carrot stew with ginger, cumin and cardamom to warm your January weeknight.
Lobster mushroom, sweet corn and watercress risotto: a perfect way to wind down summer.
Who says a beautiful wedding cake has to cost hundreds of dollars? Here's what $25 and a sense of humor will get you.
This little piggy did not go "wee wee wee" all the way home.
Grilled eggplant panini with the season's first heirloom tomatoes, chevre and kalamata tapenade. Summer!
A cold, wet May begs for tortellini-sausage soup with cannelini beans.
Halibut with cherry tomato-curry cream - an updated version of the Indian classic Machhli Tamatar.
Strawberry shortstack. Great way to use some of those strawberries you can't stop buying.
This, my northern friends, is Frito pie.
The other Holy Trinity: pancetta, peas and asparagus. With orechiette and lemon balm, a fast and delicious supper.
A mushroom-cheddar patty melt - diner classics at home to prepare you for the road.