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  • BITE: My Journal
    November 23, 2015
    When chef Einat Admony announced she would move into...
    November 16, 2015
    Best Dishes 2015
    After a longish mea culpa, I am now going to try to...
    November 9, 2015
    I’ve had coq au vin three times this week in a trio...
    November 2, 2015
    Yunnan BBQ
    Neither of them had ever been to Yunnan, but then not...
    October 26, 2015
    Defiant Vaucluse
    I’m guessing that Michael White, or Chef Bianco...


        From time to time I will post roundups or lists of my favorites restaurants, food shops or dishes. I'll tell you where I really go. What's worth a splurge. Where you'll find chefs late at night. Breakfast Priorities. Favorite haunts of other food writer friends. Ice cream Worth the Detour. Watch for more.


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    October 26, 2015 | Favorites
    Pie Crust by Benjamin Baird Deutsch in a Blueberry Pie by His Mom
    We used Ben’s excellent crust that got him a story in Newsweek years ago for a recent Sunday dinner but we dropped the pie...

    October 13, 2015 | Favorites
    Raspberry-Horseradish Jam
    I suggest serving this jam with goat cheese and crackers. Or center a small round of brie on a sheet of phyllo dough, pour half a jar of this jam on it and close. Bake it and serve warm in delightfully messy wedges

    October 6, 2015 | Favorites
    Bacon and Baby Kale-Stuffed Pork Roast
    With the world’s easiest pan gravy and a few small flourishes, this stuffed pork dish is perfect for entertaining. The bacon in the stuffing adds smokiness and the pomegranate seed garnish gives a pop of bright sweetness for the perfect balance of flavors. I seal the seam with toothpicks and cook everything in one pan.

    August 24, 2015 | Favorites
    Pucker Up, Squash!
    Conquer your zucchini before it conquers you...

    August 10, 2015 | Favorites
    Cucumber Welcome at Osteria Salina, Wainscott
    Regulars expect Tim Gaglio –- the host in Bermuda shorts – to come quickly with cold, peppered cucumbers...

    July 13, 2015 | Favorites
    Cesare Casella’s Refreshing Spritzer
    A recipe for my favorite summer cooler

    May 28, 2015 | Favorites
    Roasted Summer Vegetable Salad
    Growing up in Virginia, summer barbeques were serious business and potato salad seemed to adorn every table. However, I always worried that mayonnaise sitting out in the hot southern sun might make people ill. This roasted summer salad with a light lemon caper vinaigrette is the perfect solution...

    February 17, 2015 | Favorites
    Brigadeiros: The Brazilian Truffle
    Crumbs, wisps, crushed chips, almost anything can be a sprinkle. By Ana Lopez

    November 19, 2014 | Favorites
    Fabulous Desserts By My Friends
    I asked Cookbook writer friends to send me a favorite Holiday dessert. And I added mine.

    April 16, 2014 | Favorites
    Cocoa Brown Butter Sea Salt Cookies by Ana Lopez
    In search of the sublime cookie that almost got away…

    March 4, 2014 | Favorites
    Fight chills with Ana Lopez’s Spicy Turkey Chili
    Insatiable Reporter’s fiery chili wins fans abused by the polar winter

    December 30, 2013 | Favorites
    A Winter Soup That Stretches
    A hearty vegetable soup with holiday feasting leftovers: If you don’t have a turkey, buy some chicken wings...

    November 19, 2013 | Favorites
    Favorite Recipes of the Holiday Season
    Unconventional recipes revamp old fall favorites, just in time for the holidays.

    September 16, 2013 | Favorites
    Shrimp Mango Seviche by Penny Drue Baird
    Penny Drue Baird served a tangy toss of mango and cooked shrimp in precious martini glasses at a birthday dinner for women friends

    July 1, 2013 | Favorites
    10-minute Hot Weather Recipes: Tricks of Great Chefs
    Try Daniel Boulud's Quick Summer Melon and Shrimp and

    January 5, 2013 | Favorites
    My Highs of 2012
    We gather to worship spit-roasted short ribs – a giant slab of blackened ends, fatty fissures and juicy tendrils of meat, gift wrapped with green olives, onion petals, walnuts and horseradish, a tangle of bitter and sharp and sweet…

    May 24, 2010 | Favorites
    A Collection of My Twitters
    Many Insatiable readers avoid like the plague. But just in case you’re interested in my concise thoughts, here’s a small archive.

    May 18, 2010 | Favorites
    Travel Tweets

    May 6, 2010 | Favorites
    Top Chef Masters

    August 4, 2009 | Favorites
    Dreaming Aloud

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