Vietnamese Curried Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
This simple chicken curry—laced with hunks of sweet potato and served with a copious helping of baguette—is a colonial era Vietnamese dish called cà ri gà that includes influences of French and Indian cuisines that compliment this Vietnamese staple. It’s adapted here from the wonderful Vietnamese cookbook called Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table by Mai Pham.
Cold Peanut Soba Noodles
We often make a large batch of these noodles early in the morning before the swelter of summer kicks in. The reason? It’s served cold and it stores nicely so we like to have it on hand at this time of year.
Get through the last stretch of winter with steaming bowls of this hearty soup.
Broccoli Farro Gratin
A simple and complete whole grain meal right out of the oven.
Lime-Scented Quinoa with Roasted Summer Vegetables
A solid quinoa recipe for the height of summer.
Fes-Style Chicken Tagine with Honeyed Onion & Tomato Confit
This dish was inspired by a love of Paula Wolfert and the journeys she’s taken countless home cooks on since the early 70’s.
Halibut with Chraimeh Sauce
This dish captivates with an abundance of Sephardic spices. It’s adapted from Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook, a favorite.
Orecchiette with Sausage and Rapini
Spring is this dish’s most perfect season. Spring is when flowering greens make their grand entrance for the year, and you can try making this dish to equally good effect with flowering turnip, collard, or kale. The tiny flowers peeking out are a lovely burst of the season.
My Spaghetti Alla Carbonara
Okay, hold it. If you’re part of the authenticity squad, you may want to turn around and leave. This is my carbonara, and I don’t give a damn if you don’t think cream belongs here. This is a dish that I throw together by my whimsy to please my own sense of delight.
Split Pea Soup with Meyer Lemon & Prosciutto Gremolata
The evenings are lengthening, but it’s still cold outside. Try this soup for a bridge between winter and spring.
Hearty Bolognese Sauce
Ask a hundred Italian nonnas for their classic Bolognese recipe and you’ll never get the same one twice. Here’s our version.
This is good luck food, and as with anything that has to do with luck, you better arrive with an open heart and be a willing participant or it will pass you right by.
Wild Salmon with Teriyaki Glaze
Set the oven to 350°F. Place the fish, skin side down, on a large baking sheet. Run your fingers along the flesh to make sure there are no bones. If so, remove the bones with needle nosed pliers.…
Rustic Lentil Soup
For this lentil recipe, we decided to keep it simple so the heady flavor of the beans could really shine.