Pork, Fennel, and Lemon Ragu with Pappardelle

Pork, Fennel, and Lemon Ragu with Pappardelle

Sometimes you make a dish so sublime and so chef-y that you ask yourself “do I ever need to eat out again?” This is certainly that dish. Close your eyes and you could be in any high-end, trendy-neighborhood hotspot. You know the place. It doesn’t...
Cornmeal Lime Shortbread Fans

Cornmeal Lime Shortbread Fans

  Recipe first, blah, blah, blah later. God I’m already so tired of sweets and it’s only December 11th. But we must persevere. There are so many cookies, candies and pies to eat before we’re done. This recipe was part of a brilliant article by...
Classic Martini

Classic Martini

I know everyone is joking about how much drinking is going on right now. Oh, were you waiting for a “but…” and then something witty? Something Nick-and-Nora-Charles-ish? No time for that because I need to talk about my new hobby: the Classic Martini....
(David) Hasselback Challah French Toast

(David) Hasselback Challah French Toast

My book group meets on Sunday mornings and brunch is typically served, so when it’s my turn I’m always looking for something that can be made ahead and is, of course, worthy of the fine women who attend. With a small amount of effort this dish from our...