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Chicken Shawarma Recipe

A chicken shawarma recipe has been haunting me. It looks so damn good on the New York Times cooking site. Go ahead, take a look. It’s here: Chicken shawarma recipe. After I clicked on it once, I saved it to my […]

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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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Blood Orange Flip

Another great cocktail with blood orange juice! This one from Serious Eats. PrintBlood Orange Flip A great winter warmer that takes advantage of the blood oranges in season. The egg white makes it super-silky. Watch out. These go down quick! […]

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Bolognese Sauce

It was a cold winter day. We wanted something simmering, bubbling on the stove all day long, and a hearty dish to eat at night. Fireside. With a good bottle of red. Bolognese! I’ve made ragus before, but I was […]

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Dominique Ansel’s Banana Bread

I’ve really been enjoying Tasting Table lately. Lots of great recipes! Here’s one I stumbled upon one morning — and I happened to have four brown bananas about to rot in my kitchen. Samantha and I whipped this up, and were […]

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Old Fashioned

PrintOld Fashioned Ingredients1 sugar cube (or two dots or 1 teaspoon) 2 dashes bitters Splash of water 2 ounces rye One big-ass ice cube (or several smaller ones) 1 orange peel, cut using a paring knifeInstructionsMuddle the sugar, bitters and […]

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Blood Orange Braised Chicken

We had braising on the mind, and blood oranges on the counter. After a browse up and down internet road, I came up with this Blood Orange Braised Chicken. It went so beautifully with a rice-cherry-nut salad from Ottolenghi and […]

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Grapefruit Bars

We all know about lemon bars, but have you ever seen grapefruit bars? Tammy Donroe Innman has a terrific recipe for them in her book, Wintersweet. She makes a shortbread crust and adds rosemary (I added thyme instead) and fills […]

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French Onion Dip

More Food52 inspiration. Here, a recipe by Sarah Coates called New School French Onion Dip. Sarah recommends making what she calls “Onion Jam,” but I can also recommend two ways of caramelizing onions before you get started with this recipe: […]

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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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Pork, Fennel and Chard Soup

A pork, fennel and chard soup we made up on the fly! Well worth saving. A delicious winter’s night soup. PrintPork, Fennel and Chard Soup Serving Size: 6 servings Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems cut into […]

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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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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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Peanut Butter Blondies

A snowy Saturday at the farm, so Samantha and I take to the kitchen. On the agenda, peanut butter blondies, from a sweet new cookbook called Wintersweet that focuses on the flavors of winter. Normally I just give Sam a […]

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Meyer Lemon Pancakes

A very good buttermilk pancake recipe gets even better with the addition of some zest from a couple of Meyer lemons. It adds a ray of sunshine to your morning breakfast. The recipe is here: Buttermilk Pancakes. Just add teaspoon […]

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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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Meyer Lemon Cake Recipe

The recipe is at the end of the post. But first, a few pots, some lemon juice, a couple tablespoons of hazelnuts, and a spatula of cake batter, and you’ve got quite a New Year’s morning on your hands!    […]

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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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Corpse Reviver No. 2

We made this in honor of Repeal Day, which is Dec. 5. But Dec. 5 being a Thursday this year, we didn’t want to get too high-octane until Friday. So Dec. 6 it was. The Corpse Reviver was included in […]

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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 […]