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Category: Capers

Pork Chops in Lemon-Caper Sauce from Toni Tipton-Martin

Pork Chops in Lemon-Caper Sauce from Toni Tipton-Martin

A new cookbook celebrates the contribution of African-American Chefs to America’s Culinary heritage. Toni Tipton-Martin has collected almost 400 cookbooks with a singular focus. Every one of them was written by or for African-American cooks.  When she had collected over 150 of these cookbooks, she […]

Salmon Filets with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

Salmon Filets with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

In the pantheon of amazingly quick and easy things to cook, there is the salmon filet.  This lovely rosy fish cooks in all of 6 minutes depending on how pink you like it.  And 6 ounces is a gracious serving.  We can have the discussion […]

Pasta alla Puttanesca with (or without) Shrimp

Pasta alla Puttanesca with (or without) Shrimp

I am making a concerted effort to put some great vegetarian recipes together for all kinds of reasons—health, being eco-friendly and just giving us all more options for terrific meals.  And there’s another great reason to cook this right now.  It’s Lent!  Aside from its […]

Seared Lamb Chops with Anchovies, Capers and Sage

Melissa Clark, Creator of great, simple recipes          For a quick dinner with a little bit of panache, a lamb chop is just the ticket.  I’m particularly fond of Costco’s loin lamb chops that have been perfectly trimmed. Two or three of these at a […]

Sicilian Caponata with Pine Nuts

                    Rebel Features communal tables as seen in this overhead shot. “Dear Bon Appétit”, wrote Phyllis Follet of Cambridge, Massachusetts, “My husband and I celebrated our 44th Wedding Anniversary at Ribelle in Brookline, MA.  The caponata was astounding. Would the […]

Smoked Salmon and Potato Breakfast Casserole

       The food pantry that our church sponsors is called The Brown Bag Program and provides lunch for about 80 people a day.  It costs about $3.25 to fill a bag and, like every other charity in the City, we’ve been feeling the pinch […]

Golden Potatoes with Caper Brown-Butter Crumbs

           More frequently than I wish, something absolutely delicious that I want to share with you simply doesn’t photograph as appetizingly as I would hope. Sometimes, I have to make a judgment as to whether the photograph is just going make everyone want to turn […]