Category Archives: Fall

HOMEMADE BUTTER (AND BUTTERMILK)

My love affair with dairy fat has been going on for at least three decades behind metals beaters pirouetted in pillowsContinue reading »

Raw Cranberry Relish with Tangerines and Walnuts

Thanksgiving dinner was just another family meal until my paternal grandmother started serving a cylinder of quiveringContinue reading »

Borlotti Bean Mole with Roast Winter Squash and Black Kale

My 11-month-old daughter has developed a reputation in our neighborhood. Mind you, we live in a densely populated,Continue reading »

Roasted Squash with Roasted Tomatoes, Feta, and Basil Oil

There’s a dirty little trick to recipe writing used to draw in the unwitting cook. At first glance, the cook seesContinue reading »

Weekend Muesli

I really meant it when I said that Elinor flaps her arms like a penguin when she likes what’s she eating.Continue reading »

Rustic Provençal Vegetable Casserole

After I took the bar exam, we spent a couple weeks in Provence in a house that Van Gogh painted. Each day was slow andContinue reading »

Creamy French-Style Pâté

It’s time to get serious. For the most part, I’ve been keeping things light and breezy with salads andContinue reading »

Celery Salad with Parmesan and Toasted Walnuts

Last November, when Elinor was about a month away from her debut and unrepentantly pressing on my bladder, we had dinnerContinue reading »

Simple Beet Soup (Cool or Warm)

Today I read that mothering is inherited. How one mothers descends three generations, unless a significant eventContinue reading »