Category Archives: dinner parties

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Asparagus Tart? Yes Please.

So what have I been doing non-stop with the bumper crop of spring asparagus? Making tarts. Ever since I first saw a recipe for a Supper Tart in The Splendid Table’s How To Eat Supper, I’ve been a savory puff … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

How to Make Perfect Fish (and other dinner party tricks)

Ever since I worked on KEEPERS, and we developed a recipe for cooking fish in the oven, I haven’t wanted to cook seafood any other way. For our method, you basically take a side of flaky fish—cod, halibut, mahi-mahi, or … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #5: Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooking a pork shoulder fits all of the requirements for winter project cooking: Very little preparation, several hours of leave-alone simmering on the stove or roasting in the oven, hard to screw up, amazing results, great for crowd (say a … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Holiday Limbo

It’s that time of year. Christmas is over, New Year’s Eve lingers like a wobbly exclamation point, and I’m still feeling a bit bloated from all the roasts and cocktails and candy canes of the last week. It’s holiday limbo … Continue reading

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Friday, July 12th, 2013

CHECK IT OUT!

The August issue of Glamour Magazine is out and I’m not excited because there’s an adorable boy band on the cover, but because it contains a terrific excerpt of my first cookbook: KEEPERS! Run out immediately and buy the issue–yes, … Continue reading

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