Lamb Chops with Pasilla Chile Sauce from Rustic Mexican

Lamb Chops with Pasilla Chile Sauce from Rustic Mexican

  Suzi was doing her semi-annual labor of love: fashioning a new menu for her cooking school, Cooking by the Book. It’s the only fully hands-on cooking school in New York City, so she has to find recipes that a team of twenty can prepare in about one hour in our...
TBT Recipe: Blueberry Crumb Cake

TBT Recipe: Blueberry Crumb Cake

  Summer heat means the berries are ripe, rich and sweet. So, for this week’s TBT recipe here’s a Blueberry Crumb Cake that you can use 7X24. It’s great for breakfast, of course. Cake always is. Brunch? This can be the star. And at night, after...
Creamy Vegetable Soup from  In the French Kitchen with Kids

Creamy Vegetable Soup from In the French Kitchen with Kids

  In her lovely In the French Kitchen with Kids, Mardi Michels displays her love of French food and the elegant, elevated cuisine she ate when living in Paris. Of course, she admits, she had only a small kitchen there and often had to resort to store-bought food....
Normandy Onion Soup with Cider from Michel Roux

Normandy Onion Soup with Cider from Michel Roux

  If you say “French Onion Soup” who can resist? Not me. Not any time of year. From famed French chef Michel Roux comes this Norman version of the classic. There are the familiar chicken stock and cheese and baguette, but the surprise here is apple cider. If you...
Venetian Spring Risotto

Venetian Spring Risotto

  The lovely book Mediterranean by Susi Theodorou has this impressive Venetian Spring Risotto. In the book, this is titled Risi Bisi with Farro but this dish is from Venice and is based on spring ingredients, so I’m giving it this title. Shallots, spring onions,...