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Inside the CIA

Inside the CIA

My latest column for Palate Press takes readers behind the scenes at the Culinary Institute of America.

States of Grace

States of Grace

It is October, and so my vegetable garden is not in a state of grace. The tomato plants are, of the assembed, the most…

Rustic Onion Tart

Rustic Onion Tart

It never wins prizes for its looks, but this rustic pastry with caramelized onions, Gruyere, and bacon always wins hearts. When I serve it…

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

  Tonight I roasted delicata with garlic and oil, an easy fall staple. Roasting brings out squash's sweetness and mellows the garlic, and delicata's…

Harvest Meal

Harvest Meal

  Tonight's ingredients, all now underway. Carrots, leeks, and herbs from my garden. Beans local. Cranberries regional (and organic). Chicken that led a happy…