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.
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. butter
1 clove garlic, chopped
4 shallots, chopped
2 small fresh red...
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
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...
Freekeh Salad with Apricots, Grilled Halloumi, and Zucchini
This salad is from my new favorite cookbook, “Salad for Dinner” by Jeanne Kelley. She suggests substituting dried apricots when fresh are not...
This recipe for eggs Benedict is simple. If you prefer to not make your own hollandaise sauce, I recommend using the easy Knorr packaged version, just adding some lemon juice and a pinch of cayenne pepper to...
Elaine Presby, Jennifer Landes’s mother-in-law, inherited this recipe from her Southern relatives.
1 can regular Coca-Cola
1 bottle of Heinz chili sauce
1 package of onion soup mix
4-5 lbs. brisket...