Posts Tagged ‘onions’

turkey pot pie

Leftovers need rebranding. Can we consider leftovers to be more like heightened ingredients?  Super-ingredients that give us a headstart toward another meal.  Uber-ingredients that are a crunchtimer’s dream. Ultra-ingredients that make miracle meals out of real food in minutes.  No, they’re not leftovers at all.  They’re mealstarters.  Mealstarters that turn … Read More

unstuffed stuffing

Stuffing. What? youse got your bread, vegetables, seasonings, salt, some more salt – badda bing!  If stuffing’s never been your assignment on Thanksgiving, be brave because we have a recipe that’s a doozy.

Apologies to my Jersey friends, but we are at The Shore in Southern Cal all week because the … Read More

squash blossom quesadilla

My experience at  farmers markets goes something like this:  buy more than I’ll ever eat, schlepp my bags with cart-envy, and get lessons from strangers.  It’s the same for me at any market, in any town.  I’m just happy to be among the food and the food people.

Squash blossom quesadilla … Read More


Fish, so often, is one of those foods you save for restaurant meals.  Home kitchen avoidance begins with doubt that we can really prepare this seemingly delicate protein with any skill.  And its limited refrigerator shelf life and cooking odors don’t help either.  Here’s where Adam Rappaport, editor of Bon … Read More

pork ragu

Anything boasting “instant dinner party” catches attention because it must mean that it’s even easier and special for family meals.  Braised pork ragu over tagliatelle is a hearty meal ideal for cozy eves, yet proves to be a welcome feast for weary weeknights after long work and school days.  It … Read More

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