This Local Blogger Gives Comfort Food a Healthy Upgrade

Try these two low-cal, flavor-rich recipes from Brooke Griffin’s new cookbook, Skinny Suppers.

Q&A with Luke Barr: Author of Provence, 1970

Luke Barr is the author of Provence, 1970, an intimate peek at a turning point in America’s culinary history when six iconic figures, including James Beard, Julia Child, Richard Olney, and his own great aunt, beloved food writer MFK Fisher, found themselves together in the south of France. He'll give a reading at the Mercantile Library on June 9.

Matzo Ball Soup with Zell Schulman

A keeper of Jewish penicillin culture shows us how it’s done.

Recipe: Mazunte’s Mole Coloradito

At Mazunte, owner Josh Wamsley sticks to traditional ingredients and multiplies the following recipe by 40. It’s served over a house favorite, tinga de pollo (chicken enchiladas).

Home Cooking: Vegetable Stock

At Suzy DeYoung’s small but mighty La Soupe outpost in Newtown, flavorful soups and stews always start with a solid base—a rich and satisfying vegetable stock.

Ingredient: Damson Plums

September is peak season for Damson plums. Plus: A recipe for Lemon Hazelnut Semolina Cake with Oven-Roasted Damson Plums

Recipe: Cantaloupe Salad

Bold flavors may be the buzz du jour, but in order to make those bright notes pop, you’ll need a reliable and versatile base. That’s where summer staple cantaloupe comes in.

Rita Heikenfeld Wants You to Try the Tabouleh

The herb authority talks about her love for gardening and shares her mother's recipe.

Tastemakers: Six Brunch Recipes from Amy Tobin

Amy Tobin shares fabulous delicious brunch recipes from her book, Amy's Table: Food for Family and Friends. Maple-cured Smoked Bacon recipe is courtesy of Amy’s Table guest Michael Ruhlman.

Recipe: The Martini, Resuscitated

It was once a Great Drink, so stir up this fabulously delicious original and raise your glass to 125 years of history.

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