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Garlic Soup

Have you ever come home from work late at night, looked in your refrigerator, and seen that you don’t have much to work with? If you’re like me, that produces […]
Garlic Soup

Potage Crécy

It seems I’ve been wrong all this time. I’ve always called this “potage de crécy”, but I’ve recently found out that shouldn’t be the case. According to a friend on […]
Potage Crécy

Pasta e Ceci

If you live in the New York City metropolitan area, you may have heard that a massive nor’easter is scheduled to arrive in town early tomorrow evening. It promises to […]
Pasta e Ceci

Greenmarket Dinner

If there is a vegetable that epitomizes summer, it has to be corn. Plump, golden yellow kernels, provide an all-too-brief reminder of how short the season is. The best corn […]

Sopa de Ajo

Garlic isn’t an ingredient that people normally associate with soup. It’s a featured ingredient in this Spanish specialty that’s almost puritan in its simplicity. Sopa de ajo — Garlic soup […]

Salad + Soup

Chilled chard and sorrel soup, with crème fraiche — This soup is so easy I can make it with my eyes closed. Saute onion in unsalted butter, add chard and […]

When Thin is In

Minestra di capelli d’angelo, asparagi e spinaci — Angel hair, asparagus and spinach soup Angel hair pasta is a long, thin noodle with a round shape. It is also known […]

Recession Specials

When times get tough, the tough get cheap: Fettucine with roasted mushrooms, pine nuts and herbs wild mushrooms, sliced salt pepper olive oil 2 T. pine nuts, toasted handful of […]