These meatballs represent all the nourishment needed to keep a weary person sustained in one tiny, savory package.
freshly ground pepper
Dorie Greenspan’s Mediterranean Shepherd’s Pie
There’s a lot of fancy food in this world, and then there’s shepherd’s pie, a rustic hodgepodge often made with leftovers, seldom made the same way twice and always satisfying.
Jacques Pépin’s Sausage, Potatoes, Onions, and Mushrooms en Papillote
This is a great dish to make for a party, as it can be assembled ahead, even the day before, and then placed in the oven an hour before serving.
Eggplant Rounds with Goat Cheese and Herb Salsa
This light dish, perfectly portioned and wonderfully herbaceous, works as a fresh appetizer, starter, or alongside a grilled steak, pork chop, or steak.
Robyn Stone’s Citrus Shrimp
Bright and fresh from the citrus, this shellfish dinner is fast enough for a weeknight meal and pretty enough for entertaining, especially when served on a platter with lemon and orange wedges.
Carla Bartolucci’s Tomato Tart
This tomato tart, made in celebration of Earth Day, was one of our all-time favorite pre-show meals. Someone may have even said something about the tart being better than pizza. Fightin’ words in our neck of the woods.