Imagine a round of beef sitting in two bottles of rich Barolo wine, roasting away in your oven, its aromas seducing you no matter where you walk in the house… this is pleasure land. That beef, when it’s done, will be fork tender, almost melting into a sauce that looks like red velvet. To say we […]
We’re not kidding about the ease of this tasty recipe. Sarah Leah Chase cuts the acorn squash in little wedges so they get beautiful caramelized edges. After roasting, they practically serve themselves, and taste so good. — FM
She’s a wizard with food. That’s a fact. Her cookbooks are remarkably reliable. A year ago, when I interviewed Ina Garten on Boston’s Symphony Hall stage, I told the audience of 3,000 people that reaching for her books is like reaching for happiness. In her most recent cookbook, Make It Ahead, she shares a sensational […]
Barbara Kafka, a legend in the food world, created the single best roasted potato recipe we have ever eaten. She calls them “melting potatoes,” from her book Vegetable Love. In this dish, the potatoes act like rice in risotto, absorbing the butter, oil, and chicken stock. Faith’s experience is that they drive people wild.
From Faith & Chris Prosperi : In a rush and want something easy and scrumptious, appealing to grownups and kids? We recommend Katie Workman’s fish fillet wrapped in a slice of prosciutto and drizzled with a lemony butter sauce. Use any kind of fish you like, including halibut, tilapia, swordfish, flounder or fluke. You don’t even […]
Mushrooms are a mainstay of many a vegetarian’s diet as they are substantial, have great texture, and provide that elusive and desirable umami flavor we all crave (even if we don’t know exactly what umami is). But not everyone loves mushrooms, and for some kids mushrooms are one of those acquired tastes. Keep going—they are […]