Recipes

C&M’s French Peas

Try this when you have really tender fresh peas. They’re steamed lightly under lettuce leaves with butter and herbs and come out flavorful and sweet. Our friends Cathy and Michael...

Deep-dish Blueberry Pie

The ultimate blueberry pie, with just-picked berries and buttery-tender homemade crust. Make the crust ahead so it can chill a few hours before rolling out. Then bake the pie before...

Heavenly Beef Stew Provençal

More great stuff from my mother—this time the most flavorful, rich, tender beef stew ever. Her recipe's a combo of favorite techniques from The Perfect Recipe's classic version, plus...

Apple Of Her Eye Pie

From Rosso and Lukins' The New Basics Cookbook, here's the most decadent apple pie you can bake: cinnamony apples, sharp cheddar in the crust, plus a shot of heavy cream at the end....

Lizzie’s Tarte Tatin

I learned this from our dear friend Lisa Otis (a.k.a. "Lizzie"), the master of Tarte Tatin. The method is simple, and the tarte comes out golden-caramel and buttery-delicious—always a...

The Best Pie Crust

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 smooth, so...

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