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Panchos Argentinos (Argentine-Style Hot Dogs)

Panchos Argentinos (Argentine-Style Hot Dogs)

Photo Credit for Featured Image: Bon Appetit Magazine Julia Child had a guilty pleasure: She loved Hot Dogs. But not just any hot dog. Like many of my generation, Julia Child was our introduction to cooking.  She excelled at de-mystifying techniques. Her delightful presence on…

Oven-Barbecued Chicken

Oven-Barbecued Chicken

The joy of great Barbecued Chicken without a Grill or Barbecue—just an ordinary oven. Let’s face it: Not everyone can enjoy cooking in the great outdoors over Labor Day weekend. Apartment dwellers for instance.  To be perfectly honest, there are even people who could grill…

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup

A comforting bowl of soup you can get on the table in under 30 minutes Isn’t it time for you to take a break?  If you’re like millions of us, you never cooked so many meals in your life.  And it’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner.…

How to cook the perfect Lamb Chop from Costco or anywhere else…

How to cook the perfect Lamb Chop from Costco or anywhere else…

The lamb chops at Costco represent great savings compared to almost anywhere else. These lovely trimmed chops are irresistible at Costco prices. But darned if I could cook them correctly.  I tried all kinds of methods. Stovetop or oven-roasted, mine were inevitably inconsistently cooked. They…

Adam Rapoport’s Pork Chops with Celery and Almond Salad

Adam Rapoport’s Pork Chops with Celery and Almond Salad

Make these glorious Pork Chops and surprising salad once…and it won’t be the last time. Guaranteed. What a wonderful surprise this recipe is! Gorgeous, big, bone-in Pork Chops are butter-basted and emerge from a cast-iron skillet looking like Porterhouse steaks. They’re accompanied by a crisp…

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

# 1 Candidate for Dinner any night this week This recipe is amazingly easy to put together and quick to cook.  That makes it a candidate for any weeknight dinner you have this week.  And I even found a hack that made it even easier.…

The Absolute Best Chocolate Raspberry Cake Ever Baked 

The Absolute Best Chocolate Raspberry Cake Ever Baked 

Our dear friend Don was celebrating his birthday. And who wouldn’t want to make him the best Birthday Cake you could imagine? And wouldn’t you know who volunteered to bake it. Why Andrew, of course. This was before he heard that Don was inviting 18…

Pan con Tomate or, as we say in Catalonia, Pa Amb Tomàquet

Pan con Tomate or, as we say in Catalonia, Pa Amb Tomàquet

After our ten-day trip through Portugal in July, it seemed a shame to be just an hour and a half by air from Barcelona and not go there—especially since Andrew had only been to Spain twice. We’d spent a magical day in Salamanca as part…

Claire Saffitz’ Steak Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Claire Saffitz’ Steak Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

We were serving lunch outdoors this weekend. I was looking for something simple to do. We’d planned a weekend of several different dishes in the “chicken or fish” categories. Cruising through August’s Bon Appetit, I saw a stunning salad.  Beautiful cherry tomatoes, thin slices of…

Cucumber and Peach Salad with Mint…thanks to a new Hampton’s Farm Stand

Cucumber and Peach Salad with Mint…thanks to a new Hampton’s Farm Stand

For all their most recent history as a summer resort for the rich and famous, the East End of Long Island has been farmland from the arrival of the first English settlers in 1640.  The land and the climate here are extraordinarily good for growing. …

Strawberry Snacking Cake from Bon Appetit and Sarah Jampel

Strawberry Snacking Cake from Bon Appetit and Sarah Jampel

Main Visual: Photo Courtesy Bon Appetit. Strawberry season has arrived and this year’s Hampton’s crop reminds us all why we wait for these heart-shaped, bright red, sweet and juicy berries all year.  The question is what to do with them and the answer is right…