Simple Roasted Grape Chicken

Ingredients For the grapes and chicken 1/2 pound organic red seedless grapes 2 chicken legs 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 sprig fresh rosemary (about 4”), cut in half 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt black pepper washed and dried frisée, for serving (optional) For the pan sauce 1 tablespoon minced shallot or onion 1/4 cup vermouth 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small cubes (room […]

Midnight Pasta

It’s not a new idea, but it’s definitely worth remembering, rediscovering or reinventing. There’s something about pasta, cooked properly, that trumps all the other possibilities. And the smell of pasta boiling is a heady cheap thrill. With a few basic staple pantry items, a true feast can be ready in minutes. Good spaghetti, good olive […]

How To Make Quick-Pickled Red Onions

There are countless uses for pickled onions. Tuck them into sandwiches, especially those with rich meats, like pulled pork; use them as a condiment to top tacos, bean dishes, and rich mayo-based salads, like potato or egg salad; toss them into lettuce salads, grain salads, and salads with sturdy greens, like kale. Their bright-pink color, […]

Crispy Honey Orange Glazed Salmon

crispy honey orange glazed salmon fillets are pan-fried in the most beautiful honey-orange-garlic sauce, with a splash of soy for added flavour! Prep:10 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 20 miunutesServes: 4 Where do I start with these Honey Orange Glazed Salmon fillets? I think I just said it all! I don’t know which was the best part: […]

Butter Garlic Mushrooms

I’m a firm believer that mushrooms deserve more attention. They’re a simple side that can transform basics like roast chicken or broiled steaks into a swoon-worthy meal. But watch out: These sautéed mushrooms, dressed in an herby garlic butter, will steal the show from anything else on your plate.  Herby Garlic Butter Is Here for […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This cake is really a bread, similar to a banana or pumpkin bread. Some may liken it more to a loaf. Whatever you call it, it’s made with lemons (obviously), eggs, and greek yogurt which basically means it’s breakfast. Are you following me here?? Cake for breakfast. Yep…totally a thing. You know where to file this recipe: Breakfast That […]

Best Way to Cook Steak Perfectly

In 1988, my parents bought their first meat thermometer. They were in a butcher shop in Huntington, Long Island, and the white jacket–clad man with whom they were speaking was floored to hear that they didn’t already own one. They’d just selected a New York Strip, a rare treat for young journalists paying off student […]

Pan-seared salmon with tahini-miso sauce

Pan-seared salmon with tahini-miso sauce, served with a salted shaved cucumber salad—an easy dish that comes together quickly for a healthy delicious weeknight meal.  Ingredients Persian cucumbers 1 Tbsp white miso 2 Tbsp tahini 1 Tbsp sesame 1 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 small garlic -crushed 1 lb. of salmon into ½ inch slices Scallions sesame […]