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  • Italian food empire matriarch prepares warm winter squash

    Lidia Bastianich is America’s Italian grandmother. In a dozen books and on her public television program, Bastianich has schooled American cooks in ho ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Short ribs, long braise

    How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Go lean with savory braised beef

    Ask my daughter Océane what her favorite food is, and she will shoot back, without hesitation, “braised ribs.” Who doesn’t love the comforting meaty a ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Filling dish a fitting gift for new parents

    A friend recently became a first-time grandmother, and when we went out to lunch, she was exhausted. She had been cooking meals for the new parents, a ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The secret to a better pasta: Soak it before putting it in the oven

    If there’s anything more comforting than boiled pasta in a sauce, it’s got to be baked pasta in a sauce. The baking adds a crispy crust that is such a ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Split Pea Soup hits the spot on cold winter days

    This makes a ton of soup, and you can freeze it at will. It’s the kind of soup that sells itself, hits the spot and has so much flavor and such a high ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Recipe of the Week: Hamburger Barley Soup

    1 pound ground beef6 cups water3 beef-flavored bouillon cubes2 cups sliced carrots1 cup coarsely cho ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Cod recipe has some tricks to become a richer, meatier dish

    I think we all know eating fish several times a week is a good call, both for our hearts and our brains. In the summertime, it’s easy. I love tossing ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sheet-pan salmon starts 2017 off right

    New year new you. Right?So let’s get right down to it: If healthy eating is complicated and time-con ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Healthful recipes for the New Year

    Just when you thought kale had achieved its zenith, here’s a different and winning way to prepare it quickly. The sauce does not have the expected Asi ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Salad will convert Brussels sprouts haters

    I think this is (possibly) the best Brussels sprouts recipe I have ever made. They are roasted and then tossed while still warm with an assertive dres ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Filling, satisfying salad cures winter blahs

    We all spend more time inside the minute sweater becomes jacket-weather. And when the indoor winter-blahs get to me, I turn toward my first line of de ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reduce the sugar in your morning smoothie

    Not all smoothies are equal. Just because something is a “green smoothie” doesn’t mean it isn’t loaded with sugar. (Just read the labels of some comme ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Winter stir fry saves the day

    After the holidays, our appetites can go in a couple of different directions. On the one hand, after a steady diet of stuffed birds and figgy puddings ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Recipe of the Week: Apple Pecan French Toast

    4 eggs1 cup milk1/4 cup sugar1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1 medium apple, peeled and shredded1/2 teaspoon va ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
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