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This carrot cake with brown butter-cream cheese frosting will keep you coming back for more
Crisp, golden potato kugel can be the highlight of your Passover table, or any other meal
You can make sublime duck confit without fancy techniques or expensive fat. Here’s how.
This easiest-ever lemon tart recipe has a mouth-puckering secret
An aromatic chicken soup to restore the body and revive the spirit
How to make creamy ricotta at home in just 30 minutes
This crisp, classic potato latke recipe delivers a satisfying, celebratory crunch
Roasted butternut squash with tahini and pine nuts adds balance and beauty to the holiday table
Orange-sriracha glazed duck and roasted fruit are a stunning sheet-pan dinner combination
This one-bowl Russian apple cake reminds us of hospitality in difficult times
Let’s bring back tiramisu, a classic dessert that deserves more love
These Maine-style lobster rolls deliver a taste of New England summer — in your kitchen
Is there an easy way to make risotto? Yes, in an Instant Pot.
Here’s a sourdough pizza dough that waits on you — and not vice versa
Here’s how to use your sourdough discard in everyday baking
Sourdough discard adds an irresistible tang to these Gruyere popovers
Making yogurt at home is easier than you think
Add Irish stout to your stew for a hearty St. Patrick’s Day meal
You can make restaurant-quality phat si ew at home in under 30 minutes. Here’s how.
This jewel-toned beet soup with herby pistachios will brighten any wintry evening
Make the prettiest, crispiest French potato dish and eat it right out of the pan
This crunchy, citrus-dressed salad will chase away your winter blues
This spiral-cut, cherry-glazed ham will be your Christmas table showstopper
Banana, dulce de leche and a press-in crust: There’s every reason to make this banoffee pie
The rerelease of Claudia Fleming’s timeless ‘The Last Course’ has us all begging for dessert
We can’t stop eating this butterscotch custard with coconut cream
Israeli-style chicken shawarma is surprisingly accessible to make at home
Our Platonic ideal of a rugelach is this cherry-and-pecan number
Fry to greater heights with this crispy restaurant-worthy pork milanese
For a Rosh Hashanah meal of your dreams, 3 new cookbooks offer recipes from near and far
Natural wine is the buzziest and least understood style of wine. Here’s where and how to try it.
A natural wine glossary: from organic to ‘minimal intervention’
How to make a Persian feast for Purim that’s suited to a weeknight dinner
Pregnancy Apps Don’t Know How to Handle Miscarriages.
A subscription for baby food? It’s not as crazy as it sounds.
The Plant Paradox Family Cookbook: 80 One-Pot Recipes to Nourish Your Family Using Your Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, or Sheet Pan by Dr. Steven R. Gundry, MD (Harper Wave, 2019 – ghost writer)
Game-Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro by Eddie Jackson (Harper Design, 2019 – uncredited/polished off manuscript before submission)
Genuine Pizza: Better Pizza at Home – with James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz (Abrams, May 2019)
Season With Authority – with “Chopped” judge, chef Marc Murphy (HMH, 2015)
The Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Cookbook – with Laura O’Neill, Ben Van Leeuwen, and Peter Van Leeuwen (Ecco, 2015)
Marc Forgione: Recipes and Stories from the Acclaimed Chef and Restaurant with Iron Chef Marc Forgione (HMH, 2014)
The Kimchi Cookbook with Lauryn Chun (Ten Speed Press, 2012)
Toast by Raquel Pelzel
Mexico From the Inside Out by Enrique Olvera
Tacopedia by Deborah Holtz and Juan Carlos Mena
Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen by Olafur Eliasson
Food & Beer by Daniel Burns and Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø with Joshua David Stein
Central by Virgilio Martínez with Nicholas Gill
Regarding Cocktails by Sasha Petraske with Georgette Moger-Petraske
Where Bartenders Drink by Adrienne Stillman
On Vegetables by Jeremy Fox with Noah Galuten
Vegan: The Cookbook by Jean-Christian Jury
Boragó by Rodolfo Guzmán
America: The Cookbook by Gabrielle Langholtz
Elizabeth Street Café with Tom Moorman and Larry McGuire with Julia Turshen
Where to Drink Coffee by Liz Clayton and Avidan Ross
Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu
Aska by Fredrik Berselius
Game-Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro by Eddie Jackson (Harper Design, September 2019)
100 Most Jewish Foods by Alana Newhouse (Artisan, Spring 2019)
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