A highlight of our year is the week we spend in Maine, at my family’s island farmhouse overlooking Penobscot Bay. That ever-changing, glorious view of meadow and ocean and big sky; READ MORE →
From Joanne Chang’s book Flour, this Pâte Brisée II is the ultimate buttery, tender crust. And prep-wise, it’s pretty unfussy, as piecrusts go. The egg yolk makes it rich and READ MORE →
Our Maine garden's overflowing with peas. I added them to my favorite lemony risotto, and the dish was a big hit. Creamy rice and bright, fresh peas with herbs—the perfect balance READ MORE →
It's the ultimate winter comfort food: meltingly tender beef with the classic veggies, in a rich broth. The red wine and thyme give it just the right flavors. Adapted from The Perfect READ MORE →
There's nothing like it on a rainy day, even in Florida! If you're in the health-and-culinary routine of making your own broth, then this soup is easy and simple. When the broth tastes READ MORE →
A tasty way to add that extra serving of greens to your day—great for breakfast or a quick lunch.
Toast your favorite multi-grain bread. Heat some butter in a large skillet. Throw READ MORE →
My friend Michelle put me onto Mark Bittman's lentil soup recipe. It's easy and nourishing, with a bright flavor: tender fresh veggies and herbs, tasty tricolor lentils, and a splash READ MORE →
Quick to throw together, and great for those hearty holiday meals. If you find tender young carrots at the market (or grow them!), this is a delicious way to cook them. Jamie says, READ MORE →
Crispy and delicious, and simple as can be. Just fingerling potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Cut the potatoes in half and toss them with a glug of olive oil and generous amounts READ MORE →