November 2011

11/24/11 • TURKEY POT PIE

11/24/11 • TURKEY POT PIE As featured in Vanity Fair • 11/23/2011 • Everyone has at least one favorite Thanksgiving recipe. I can think of about ten that immediately spring to mind, and over time I hope to bring all of them to you (as Dorie Greenspan once said to me, food is ultimately about sharing, a concept that effectively kills the idea of the “secret recipe”). But this year, for my first Thanksgiving
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11/17/11 • THE BIG PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE From the Nov., 1990 Gourmet (click here to view the recipe) As featured in Vanity Fair • 11/18/2011 • Once in a while you clip a recipe, put it into play, and are so delighted with the results that you swear it will become one of your standards. And once in a while that actually ends up happening. This, for me, is one of those. Since first stumbling on this recipe eigh
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11/10/11 • SAUSAGE STEW

11/10/11 • SAUSAGE STEW From the Oct., 2011 Food & Wine I tend to think of stew as a uniquely American creation. This may have something to do with the fact that one of the first stews I ever knew and loved was a classic beef variety that the housekeeper at my dad and step-mother’s house used to make for us when I was a kid. Her name was Helen and while I can’t claim to ever having been one of her favorites (she
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11/03/11  • PORK AND SWEET POTATO HASH From the Sept., 2011 Bon Appetit On a normal weekday morning, breakfast for me tends to go in one of two directions: the healthy option, consisting of some sort of whole grain cereal (Grape Nuts if I can find them) topped with a handful of berries and dampened with a little milk or yogurt, or the less healthy option, featuring a toasted cinnamon raisin bagel and a thick smear of
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