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November 22, 2018

I first met Sarah Gavigan on a rainy, chilly day in SoHo. Skipping puddles all over the city, we quickly (speed is important) and loudly slurped hot bowl after bowl of ramen. With Sarah’s guidance it was easy to become hooked on these meticulously layered, extraordinar...

April 28, 2018

Natalie Morales, of the Today Show and Access Hollywood, brings us around her family table in this globally inspired collection of accessible recipes. Having grown up with a father in the Air Force, Natalie's palate was formed living and traveling across many continent...

April 15, 2018

From the horse traders of the Iberian Peninsula to the spin ropes of Texas vaqueros, third generation pitmaster Adrian Davila’s family history highlights the original Latin roots of South Texas barbecue.

Every book is an adventure in some way, but this one fed a love fo...

March 21, 2017

I had the pleasure to work in an editorial capacity with the inspirational Alice Bamford and Anne Eysenring, and the most talented ReganArts team, on this gorgeous, informative, and definitive book on the transformative (and very delicious) art of biodynamic living.

In...

January 1, 2017

With all due respect to Hoppin' John, my favorite food-related New Year tradition is performed in Greek households. A pomegranate is hung above the front door for the 12 days of Christmas, then just before midnight the lights are turned out, everyone leaves the house a...

November 24, 2016

As we rise to get that bird in the oven this Thanksgiving morning, there are numerous turkey hotlines to help us cross the finish line. Everyone's got their own 'foolproof' method: breast-down, injected, fried, tented, rubbed, smoked, brined, bagged and, my personal fa...

October 7, 2016

A couple of years ago I was busy working on developing a recipe for that 70s era favorite, zucchini bread, when after several ho-hum attempts (you can't believe

September 23, 2016

We're beginning to see the debilitating effect of a mild winter and April freeze on the apple crops in the northeast, so best to get out there and pick thee a peck of the limited supply. We visited Windy Hill Farm in Great Barrington to grab some of their earliest appl...

August 31, 2016

As summer ends, sweet local corn still graces the local farm stands but haven't we all had enough of boiled or grilled corn on the cob by now?  I'm a believer in less is more when it comes to fresh, local produce but it's time to get a bit more creative with the last o...

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