Food

Fennel, Apple and Toasted Walnut Slaw

Crisp coleslaw is a refreshing accompaniment to all sorts of grilled and roasted meats. This simple side is really just shredded vegetables tossed with dressing—so experiment with other vegetables, such as shredded broccoli, Brussels sprouts or red cabbage, and additions, such as dill or toasted hazelnuts, to find your perfect combination. For a delicious gluten-free dinner, serve mini burger patties …

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Maple Pecan Pie with Shortbread Crust

For many, it just isn’t autumn without a toasty pecan pie. The dark sweetness of maple brings out the pecan flavor and a toothsome shortbread crust is a nice contrast to the texture of this striking pie. For a pretty visual effect, keep the pecans whole and arrange on top of the unbaked pie instead of stirring them into the …

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Two Trees signed a high-end restaurant at Domino Sugar

Michelin star chef Missy Robbins plans to open a new restaurant at Two Trees Management’s $3 billion Domino Sugar redevelopment. Robbins, who owns the Williamsburg restaurant Lilia, will take roughly 4,000 square feet at 325 Kent Avenue, the New York Post reported. The restaurant is expected to open next year. In June, Two Trees announced that craft beer and specialty …

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Top Restaurant Dishes You Need to Order in Advance

Top Restaurant, Due to use of specialty ingredients or extended prep time, you can’t just sit down and order up these dishes. However, a little advance planning will yield a big payoff. Call ahead to reserve these spectacular specialties – you won’t be disappointed. Poularde en Vessie at Daniel, New York, New York.    Daniel Boulud makes this dish as a tribute …

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Stew Summer Squash for a Bright and Quick Seasonal Side

Zucchini and summer squash: politicians are often criticized for toeing the party line even when they must know their stated position is wrong. I’d like to think I’m above that, but alas: I, too, in my own little world of recipes, can be guilty of it. For starters, I haven’t been fully honest with you about zucchini and summer squash.[Photographs: …

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Orange, Pistachio and Red Onion Salad

Variations on this orange salad are often served in Sicily, where citrus trees are abundant. Simple and refreshing, ours hits all the flavor notes, combining three types of oranges with thinly shaved red onion, salty capers, crunchy pistachios and fresh basil leaves. Here we’ve used navel, Cara Cara and blood oranges for a beautiful variety of colors and flavors, but …

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Beyond Hummus: 7 Top Chickpea Dishes We Love

Chickpea – Don’t get us wrong; we adore hummus and falafel as much as The Zohan, but there’s more to one of our favorite legumes than just those delicious standards. Check out these top chickpea dishes we love – we think you’ll feel the same. Moroccan Chickpea Stew at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, Chicago, Illinois Roasted in the oven with pimenton, cumin, …

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Food preservation: Tomatoes, Acid, and Heat – The Science of Canning

In this series on the science of food preservation, we’ve thus far discussed the chemistry of preservation, namely, the reduction of water activity and the power of acidification. Sure, I’ve tossed around the word “canning” in those articles, but I haven’t really explained it. Well, here we go, friends. The most powerful tool in your preservation toolbox, the one that …

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Smoked Salmon and Red Onion Pizzettes

Serve these elegant and versatile pizzettes for a light dinner in warm weather with a crisp white wine and a green salad. Baking the onions on the dough helps to mellow them and sweeten their flavor. The recipe for the dough makes more than you will need, so refrigerate or freeze the extra dough for use later.  Smoked Salmon and …

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