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Pear Upside Down Cake

What to do with an impressive pear harvest? Well, pear sauce, for sure (that recipe is coming), and some kind of dessert. Right? Right. Pear upside down cake it is, then. I liked this recipe from Food & Wine’s Thanksgiving […]

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Alice Waters’ Ratatouille

Last year I told you that this ratatouille is so good it’s scary. This year I will tell you that it’s still that good. Not slimy. Not mushy. It tastes of summer vegetables: each individual one and all of them […]

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Baked Lemon Sole

A trip to the fishmonger for salmon, and I came back with two pounds of lemon sole. That’s what happens when you go to the farmers market at 11 a.m.! I don’t remember ever cooking lemon sole, but i had […]

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Smashed Potatoes

A great do-ahead recipe to serve with a roast. You boil new potatoes, then smash them with the heel of your hand and store them on a sheet pan until your roast is out of the oven and resting! Thanks […]

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Kale Salad with Squash and Toasted Almonds

This Northern Spy Kale Salad, discovered on Food52, has become a staple this holiday season: I made it first for the Advent Party, then Kris and Tom brought it for the annual reading of ‘A Christmas Memory,’ and now it’s […]

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Chocolate-Coconut Pecan Tart

A terrific recipe from Melissa Clark and the Cooking web site of the New York Times. It may become a Thanksgiving tradition in our household. PrintChocolate-Coconut Pecan Tart Ingredients1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), room temperature 60 grams confectioner’s sugar […]

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Chicken Paprikash

Here’s a great slow cooker recipe for Halloween night — or any night. It’s adapted from this Chicken Paprikash with Sour Cream recipe from Epicurious. PrintChicken Paprikash Ingredients6 pounds chicken legs Salt and pepper 4 medium onions, thinly sliced 2-3 […]

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Freekeh Salad with Roasted Winter Vegetables

After a grain-salad happy summer, it’s time to transition. Yes, we’ll still be combining grains with vegetables and herbs and tossing with dressing, but the vegetables and herbs are changing. Read more: Wheatberry Salad with Zucchini and Snap Peas So […]

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Skillet Green Beans with Oranges

Roasting the beans in a cast iron skillet gives them a smoky, charred flavor sort of like that you get with padrones. Adding a little sweet and sour from the orange and vinegar is just the right touch. I’m giving […]

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Roasted Parsnips with Mint

The second recipe in our Easter menu that came from The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern: Knockout Dishes with Down-Home Flavor” by Matt Lee and Ted Lee was a lovely straddling-the-seasons dish of parsnips (winter!) and mint (spring!). The spring […]

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Seasame-Ginger Bok Choy

We’ve fallen in love with a teeny, tiny bok choy — smaller even than baby bok choy. Each piece is about as big as your thumb. It’s known as Shanghai bok choy. We love making it stir-fry, with a sesame […]

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Miso Glazed Cod

After a trip to H-Mart, an Asian inspired supper: miso glazed cod. Miso is a seasoning made by fermenting of rice, grains and soybeans. It’s a salty, funky paste that gets more complex as it ages. There are lots of […]

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Frisee aux Lardons

One of our favorite salads, and an excuse to have breakfast for dinner. Wash the lettuce and make most of your dressing, then put a pot of water on to simmer. Cook the lardons in a pan on real low […]

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Beet Salad with Miso Dressing

Another winner from our favorite magazine, Bon Appetit. Beet Salad with Miso Dressing 6 small beets (about 1 lb.), preferably golden, scrubbed, divided 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ¼ cup white miso 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 bunch watercress, trimmed 1 teaspoon black […]

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Spicy Pork Soup with Mustard Greens

It’s hard to argue with soup in winter. Or anytime, really. And when soup combines all of Greg’s favorite flavors: pork, Asian spices and bitter greens? Well, there’s no arguing at all. Greg did this one all on his own, […]

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel and Oranges

Another winner-winer salmon-dinner recipe from Bon App. We love that you can just put the fish in a dish and let it cook. Makes the recipe terrific for a dinner party. Or for busy parents. Either one, really. Slow-Roasted Salmon […]

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Mustard-Roasted Potatoes

A terrific match with smoked ham! Mustard-Roasted Potatoes This recipe is doubled from Bon Appetit Olive oil 1 cup whole grain Dijon mustard 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 […]

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Fondue Recipe

Something about the snowstorm, but I felt like getting out the fondue pot! After consulting a few recipes, including Tyler Florence’s on the Food Network and the one from one of my favorite cookbooks, Eat Feed Autumn Winter, this is […]

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Parker House Rolls

I never thought I could make bread! Not that this is real bread… it’s just rolls. But still! I made rolls! Ingredients. I was inspired by this stunning photo in Bon Appetit, my new Bible, and thought I’d try them […]

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Turkey Gravy

Another success at gravy this Thanskgiving. Our only complaint: We should have made more! Here is the recipe: Turkey Gravy. Related posts: Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy Recipe Recipe: Red Eye Gravy Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs Jane Brody’s Turkey Carcass Soup

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple Pecans

A slaw, really, rather than a salad. The recipe for Brussels sprouts slaw can be found here. Here are just a few photos from our cooking extrvanagza of Thanksgiving, 2013. Related posts: Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple Pecans and Mustard […]

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Cornbread Dressing with Fennel and Sausage

This might possibly be the best stuffing (or dressing, actually, since it was cooked outside the turkey) that I’ve ever had. It was moist, flavorful and had great texture, too. A real winner all around. We started with breakfast sauage, […]

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Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Bourbon Glaze

Made on Thanskgiving 2013. A recipe to be treasured. From Bon Appetit, Nov. 2013. Sweet Potatoes with Maple and Bourbon 1 1/2 cups strong hot coffee 9 tablespoons pure maple syrup 3 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon instant […]

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Dry-Brined Turkey for Thanksgiving

Dry-brining a turkey is the way to go. Russ Parsons knows it, we know it, the American people know it. Salt with sage and bay leaves is an addition you may wish to make. Sage-bay leaf salt recipe here. It […]