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RECIPE: Niçoise Toasts with Fresh Tuna and Tomatoes
I could reinvent the Niçoise salad a thousand ways, and have. But what brings me back to it constantly is how punchy it is. Big flavors. Big colors. Big personalities. This is not a salad of wallflowers–illustrated perfectly by the … Continue reading
RECIPE: Rustic Turkey and Vegetable Pie
I love living with Mr. English, just the two of us. But because living with Mr. English means living in England, Thanksgiving is pretty much also just the two of us. Actually, this year, there will be three of us, … Continue reading
RECIPE: Turkey 'au Vin'
Growing up in a French-American family, Thanksgiving was always a happy confusion. Apple cider sorbet with our pumpkin pie. Gratin Dauphinois instead of mashed potatoes. Haricots verts instead of regular, sturdy green beans. And we always, whether it’s considered French … Continue reading
RECIPE: Mushroom Rigatoni Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella and Truffle
My best friend is going vegan. And her new husband decidedly is not. He’s so un-vegan that when I met him, he refused to eat anything that was green. He has since started including basil. A big step. I developed … Continue reading
RECIPE: Cheesy Papillons
Nothing says party to make like puff pastry. It sounds kind of retro kitsch, but there’s something about that crisp shatter of salty, flaky puff that is so indulgent, it can’t help but be a special occasion. Instead of cheese … Continue reading
RECIPE: Virtuous Veggie Lo Mein
Mr. English and I really wanted a dinner last week that was vegetarian, that was virtuous. Every day for lunch we grab a ham sandwich, or we go out for dinner and indulge in a steak. We were doing far … Continue reading
RECIPE: Mock Duck Leg Confit with Root Vegetable Slaw
My old friend had a dinner party last week, and I went over in an Ethel Mertz capacity–an old friend and neighbor, rounding out a party of newer chums. I liked them, especially when one, Nicky, came up to me … Continue reading