All posts tagged “good cookbooks to own

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Mission Chinese Food New York

I have to admit to having something of a double standard when it comes to snapping pics of restaurant food and posting them on my blog. On vacation, I will happily — nay, gleefully — take pictures of food. I will obnoxiously angle for the… Read More

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Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is the classic dessert of the Limousin, the northwestern part of the Massif Central in the middle of France. Traditionally, it is baked in a buttered dish and is more or less a flan with ripe black cherries. Sometimes, other red fruits like prune plums, red… Read More

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Asparagus with Fried Egg and Parmesan

It’s asparagus season! Which means it’s time for my favorite fast lunch: sweet local asparagus topped with a fried egg and sprinkled with Parmesan. To anyone who thinks that making yourself lunch takes too much time, I challenge them to find something quicker than this… Read More

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Young, Green Garlic Pizza

Have you seen Jim Lahey‘s new book? The one all about pizza? I have been a big fan of Lahey ever since I lived up the street from the Sullivan Street Bakery in Soho. Back then, I used to go over there almost daily for shots… Read More

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