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Olive and Orange Salad

The weather for the past few weeks has been a real roller-coaster ride. Just when I thought that we were going to be seeing an early spring, with temperatures reaching […]

Saturday Snapshot

I first saw mention of this dish in The Silver Spoon, which is as I understand it, the best-selling and most preeminent Italian cookbook of the last half-century. It’s on […]

Tomatoes Two Ways

Heirloom tomato season runs from early August through late October/early November here in New York City. My preferred method of cooking with them is to treat them as lightly as […]

Salads For Dinner

Lamb’s quarters, also better known as pigweed, is a lovely spring green that when cooked has a flavor reminiscent of spinach. For tonight’s appetizer course, it’s paired with chopped Campari […]

From Market to Table

Sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying than roast chicken. So simple, and so delicious. Roast poussin, spring vegetables, Chardonnay jus Sliced strawberries macerated with sugar, mint and fresh squeezed orange juice […]

Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera is a dish of Italian-American origin that usually consists of pasta and fresh vegetables. Occasionally, meat may be added such as chicken or shrimp, but the focus of […]