01/26/12 • CHEESY VEGGIE PIE From Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi, by Yotam Ottonlenghi Like much of the country, my Sunday nights have been taken over by the characters of Downton Abbey and their various trials and tribulations. Will valet John Bates succeed at shaking off his vindictive wife so he can marry true love (and head housemaid), Anna Smith? Will Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley fin
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12/22/11 • LIGHTS, ACTION, . . . LATKES!

12/22/11 • LIGHTS, ACTION, . . . LATKES! From the Oct., 2007 issue of Fine Cooking (click here to view the recipe) Many years ago I wrote a piece for a women’s magazine about growing up with two mothers — my biological mom and my step-mom. The two households were vastly different and shuttling between them presented some challenges at times, but those differences also offered a lot of benefits. That’s something I’m p
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10/20/11  • BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD From the Oct., 2005 Gourmet (click here to view the recipe) I’ve probably walked through the Union Square farmer’s market a thousand times by this point in my life. That’s not all that surprising; I’ve lived in the vicinity for most of the past 23 years. What is surprising, though, is that it was only last spring that I actually slowed down enough to really take in what was piled on
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07/01/11 • CLASSIC POTATO SALAD From the June/July, 2011 Saveur (click here to view the recipe) When summer rolls around I find there are certain foods I’m drawn to that during the rest of the year barely register on my desirability meter. For some of these this has to do with an impulse to capitalize on what’s freshest and most in season, but for others it’s simply a Pavlovian response to the weather and everything
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