Recipes

Asian-Style Mango Coleslaw With Sesame and Lime     These first two recipes are from the cookbook of a restaurant in Phnom Penh called Friends. It was begun as a way to help homeless children learn a trade and is still operated by...
Brown Rice Grape Leaf Salad     All of the following recipes are from “Salad for Dinner” by Jeanne Kelley. This first recipe is similar to stuffed grape leaves, dolma. A lot of grocery stores now carry grape leaves in...
Layered Mexican Dip     I associate this recipe with summertime, but when my friend Anita brought it to a Thanksgiving leftovers bash, the guests descended upon it like locusts. You can make it as rich and creamy or virtuous as you...
Brussels Sprouts Braised With Apple and Bacon     This recipe is from my dear friend, the prolific cookbook author and East Hampton resident Jim Villas. It comes from his “The Bacon Cookbook.” Bacon will make anything...
Thai Pumpkin Soup     I found this recipe on one of the gazillion Web sites featuring pumpkin.     Serves four. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 Tbsp. butter 1 clove garlic, chopped 4 shallots, chopped 2 small fresh red...
Beverly’s Chicken Chili     Let’s begin with this chili, which can certainly be included as a casserole . . . if you have any left over!     I’m guessing this serves six to eight. Olive oil 1...
Vietnamese Chicken     This is a recipe I kind of made up, trying to imagine Vietnamese ingredients. You should garnish this with chopped scallions, cilantro, and wedges of lime. Use big Ziploc bags for marinating.   ...
Whole salmon fillet 1 lemon Rosemary, dill, or other herbs Place the fish on two large sheets of aluminum foil. Squeeze on some lemon juice and place some herbs on the fish. Seal the fillets well in the foil packet, and place in the top rack...
Danny and Barbara’s Best Trout Recipe     This recipe is an example of the marinade being added after the food is cooked. The original recipe, from my friend Daniel Zwerdling, suggests letting the fish sit at room temperature...