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Thierry

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    Extra-virgin in the Kitchen

    Cooking with extra-virgin: It’s not always at the stove. In this farmhouse kitchen in deepest Provence, it’s an aioli, garlic mayonnaise, served with poached salt cod and vegetables but equally delicious with simple…

  • AmorOlio 2012

    AmorOlio began a few years ago in answer to a challenge: how can we educate food-lovers to understand high quality olive oil, to choose and use olive oil with confidence in a…

  • Cogollos

    Daughter Sara and I, traveling in southern Spain together twenty years ago, fell in love with a salad called cogollos which we had for the first time in a tapas bar in…

  • Fresh Green Garlic/Golden Soup

    Anne Raver’s lovely piece about New Mexico garlic grower Stanley Crawford in today’s New York Times reminds me that I forgot to put up a recipe for garlic soup, a perennial favorite…

  • Freaky

    You’ve heard of farro and kamut, of bulgur and burghul. Now here’s freekeh, aka farik, to add its deliciously smoky flavor to winter soups and salads.

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    Three Things I Love

    There’s much to love about Italy (and a few things to hate, like Berlusconi’s do-nothing government) but there are three things in particular—three things I sometimes forget when I’m away but that…

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    Half in Love with Eggplants

    I’ve grown to love those long skinny eggplants, not more than a couple of inches in diameter at the widest part. It’s not so much the flavor—which is similar to all other…

  • Ribollita for the Olive Harvest

    Friends who are vegetarians are arriving next week to help with the olive harvest and I’ve been trying to come up with hearty, filling, main-course vegetarian dishes that will not mean a…

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    Knafeh

    Knafeh: Rich, buttery, cheesy, lightly crunchy, softly melting, sugar-drenched, achingly sweet, a sort of overwhelmingly opulent Middle Eastern cheesecake that makes New York-style cheesecake look like something invented in a Philadelphia Cream…