Sweet-Sour Caramelized Alliums

Onions and shallots are the runner-up of the vegetable world. They’re always there but rarely get to take center stage. The closest it gets in French onion soup and even then the onion flavor competes with the broth. French onion soup is a great dish in itself but it’s time to let alliums take a…

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Warm Cauliflower and Pear Salad with Brown Butter Vinaigrette

I have a tendency to read food magazines the way other people treat fashion magazines except that food magazines aren’t necessarily built like that. Unlike a fashion spread where you see an outfit and you have some idea what it’s made of, the pictures in food magazines are sometimes misleading. They look so delicious and…

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Tomato and Corn Salad

Sometimes I need to shake things up. I need to make things differently. I need to fix things that don’t actually need fixing. That’s how I got to this corn and tomato salad. It was inspired by one of my favorite recipes, one I’ve been making since Gourmet published the recipe in August of 2009….

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