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Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels are handmade and always baked in a wood-fired oven and boy, are they good. Imagine being from Montreal, one Bagel heaven, and living in New York another Bagel Heaven.  Bagels were brought to both cities by Jewish immigrants from Poland and Eastern Europe.…

Upstate Scalloped Potatoes

Upstate Scalloped Potatoes

Make these wonderful potatoes for Easter or Passover! Sam Sifton of The New York Times sends out emails with alarming frequency.  And of course,  I read every one. This week is particularly notable in that Passover starts tomorrow night, April 15th which is also Good…

Italian Plum and Almond Cake

Italian Plum and Almond Cake

This cake is such a winner, our reader Pam made it twice last week! Pam first commented: “So good! And really easy to make. I love that it’s not super sweet.” Then she was back saying: “So good I’m making another today. Yes, So good.” …

Valentine’s Day Chicken La Tulipe

Valentine’s Day Chicken La Tulipe

This Valentine’s Day, we bring you Valentine’s advice of one Jonathon Reynolds.  Mr. Reynolds, who wrote for talk shows helmed by David Frost and Dick Cavett, first brought this superb recipe to the New York Times in 2000.  It was first cooked at a beloved…

Smoked Salmon, Fennel and Herbed Mascarpone Tart

Smoked Salmon, Fennel and Herbed Mascarpone Tart

Some holiday discoveries are well worth making all year round. This is one of them.  It’s from Melissa Clark in The New York Times. It’s one of four recipes created for New Year’s Eve 2020. In “A Finger Food Countdown to 2021”, Melissa created two…

Cranberry Lemon Bars

Cranberry Lemon Bars

What says the Holidays are here more than the Cranberry? Andrew went all out for our Thanksgiving, baking his extraordinary treats. Included in this year’s selection were these glorious Lemon=y cranberry bars from the New York Times.  A generously salted vanilla cookie base is topped…