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Monday Snapshot

Sometimes meatless is the way to go. Indian vegetable plate Top — Red-bliss potatoes, fried in clarified butter with black mustard seeds, cumin and dried curry leaves Bottom — Dry-fried […]

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 […]

Greenmarket Gallery

Only 3 weeks till the summer solstice. Lots of great stuff available at the farmer’s market this past weekend …

Monday Snapshot

Poached farm egg over pan-fried potatoes, tomatoes and spinach with Indian spices Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.

Sunday Brunch

If you’re ever able to get asparagus as thin as this: it demands that you treat it as simply as possible. Follow that commandment and you can’t go wrong. Roasted […]

Friday Snapshot

Spaghetti alla puttanesca Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. This version uses salt-packed anchovies instead of the usual olive-oil packed variety. Soak anchovies in 1/2 cup […]

Shrimp and Greens

The inspiration for tonight’s dinner comes from Landmarc, a restaurant located in the TriBeCa district of Manhattan that features contemporary French bistro cuisine with Italian influences. Opened in 2004, Landmarc […]

Summer Vegetable Tian

A tian is a type of gratin that traditionally does not have a bread crumb or cheese topping. A tian can also refer to a shallow earthenware casserole. Originally from […]