Author Archives: Kerry

Sicilian Pasta With Swordfish, Fennel, Mint, and Bread Crumbs

RECIPE: Sicilian Pasta with Swordfish, Fennel, and Mint Topped with Toasted Crumbs, Almonds, and Fennel Seeds

When my husband suggested that we go on a honeymoon in Sicily, I was skeptical. The he turned to me and said, “They eat nothing but olive oil, swordfish, and almond granita.” I booked the tickets myself. We started in … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Eat, Fish, Main Courses, Recipes, Sides, Starches, Voyages
 

Quick Pickled Fennel

RECIPE: Pickled Fennel

I have tumbled into love with pickled fennel.  I always thought pickled onions were a great idea, but raw onions–they’re a little troublesome, aren’t they?  Smelly.  Sharp. But pickled fennel.  Gently crunchy.  Slightly sweet.  Very savory.  Fresh.  I top burgers … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner for Two: One Pan, One Hour

RECIPE: Roasted Turkey Breast with Olive-Oil Smash Carrots, Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts, and Herb Gravy

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. My family has a fabulous tradition of popping open a bottle of good champagne, and going around the table before dinner, toasting what each person is thankful for.  We eat the American classics: roast turkey … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Poultry
 

Soupe au Pistou with Thyme

RECIPE: Soupe au Pistou with Thyme

If there is one thing I love most about my mother’s cooking, it’s her soups. Creamy carrot.  Lima bean.  Barley.  Lentil.  She made, and makes, them endlessly, in huge pots that find their way into the back of the fridge, … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Summer Tomato Spaghetti with Fresh Yellow Tomatoes and Fresh Market Red Pesto

RECIPE: Whole Wheat Summer Tomato Spaghetti

I have a real preoccupation with pesto in the summertime.  When I was little, my mom and I used to spend the summer in Woodstock, in upstate New York.  We would rent a house–this big white one–in the mountains, and … Continue reading

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Organic Lentil and Beet Salad with Crottin de Chèvre

RECIPE: Instant Organic Lentil and Beet Salad with Fresh Herbs and Crottin de Chèvre

We all know I walk the line between healthy and indulgent with the perched danger of a Flying Wallenda.  But the temperatures have been soaring.  My wedding is impending.  And I have officially retreated into a world of salads.  But … Continue reading

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Sausages Baked with Radicchio and Grapes

RECIPE: Sausages Baked with Radicchio and Grapes with Balsamic Glaze

I was moved to lascivious greed by this video from Melissa Clark on the New York Times website.   She chars up sausages and radicchio on the grill, and tops them with basil.  It’s so light and summery, but also … Continue reading

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