Food correspondent for The New York Times. Body in the South, head in NYC, heart in SF. cooking.nytimes.com and kimseverson.com

Key Lime Poundcake

Key Lime Poundcake
cooking.nytimes.com — Susan Levin Turner has taught many Southerners, both professional chefs and home cooks, how to bake a proper cake She has made cakes for politicians and celebrities, and turned out five when the chef Edna Lewis turned 76 "Cakes bring people together for celebrations and funerals and everything in between," she said

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Art Smith, Chef to Stars, Turns to His Neglected Hometown

Art Smith, Chef to Stars, Turns to His Neglected Hometown
nytimes.com — JASPER, Fla. - When you are pushing Art Smith 's red pickup truck out of the North Florida mud during an excursion to find donkeys descended from a pair his father once gave his mother as an anniversary gift, the impulse is to look around for a camera crew.

It’s dinner. But is it cooking?

It’s dinner. But is it cooking?
myajc.com — If you drew up a list of people likely to hate home-delivered meal kits like Blue Apron, Sara Moulton would be on it. She is one of the nation's most enduring recipe writers and cooking teachers, a former food stylist for Julia Child and a dean of food television and magazines in her own right, whose new book is called "Home Cooking 101."

Lemon Poppy-Seed Pancakes with Greek Yogurt and Jam

Lemon Poppy-Seed Pancakes with Greek Yogurt and Jam
cooking.nytimes.com — In a bowl, whisk together the yogurt, milk, eggs, butter and honey. In a separate larger bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the dry ingredients and fold in the wet ingredients until just combined. Fold in the poppy seeds and lemon zest.

Sonkers, Grunts, Slumps and Crumbles

Sonkers, Grunts, Slumps and Crumbles
nytimes.com — In the South, it would be hard to find someone who doesn't prefer a cobbler. The Betty is rare, since biscuits and cornmeal have long been the go-to breads and there historically hasn't been a lot of leftover bread to use up.

Quail with Chocolate Gravy

Quail with Chocolate Gravy
gardenandgun.com — It's time to talk about quail and chocolate gravy. Wait-don't stop reading. There is a reason they should be married, and chef Robert Newton has figured it out. It's not a far leap, if you take a moment to consider classic moles from Puebla and Oaxaca built with a touch of bitter chocolate and usually spooned over poultry.

Home-delivered meal kits: It’s dinner, but is it cooking?

Home-delivered meal kits: It’s dinner, but is it cooking?
seattletimes.com — Ingredients are packaged in exact proportions, ready to be chopped or sautéed according to well-illustrated recipe cards. In less than an hour, even a mediocre cook with salt, pepper and cooking oil can produce an Instagram-worthy meal. Share story If you drew up a list of people likely to hate home-delivered meal kits like Blue Apron, Sara Moulton would be on it.

Dinner delivered: Meal kits take off

Dinner delivered: Meal kits take off
kansas.com — If you drew up a list of people likely to hate home-delivered meal kits like Blue Apron, Sara Moulton would be on it. She is one of the nation's most enduring recipe writers and cooking teachers, a former food stylist for Julia Child and a dean of food television and magazines, whose new book is called "Home Cooking 101."
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May 03, 2016

Those Pom pomegranate people finally run out of runway. Supreme Court affirms health claims were unsupported. nutraingredients-usa.com/Regulation/Sup…

May 03, 2016

RT @ronlieber: Happy pub date to @fernandaNYT, whose book "The Fire Line," about the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is out today! fernandasantosbooks.com/books/fire-lin…PtYJYWpNC

May 03, 2016

RT @juliamoskin: Same with cooking: the dish that tastes exactly as you want it to. (But less elusive, or more?) twitter.com/advicetowriter…

May 03, 2016

Leave it to @ChefArtSmith to drop some serious Cuba connections.

May 03, 2016

Watch my Instagram (kimseverson) for Cuba food and farm updates. Will be doing some Facebook Live later in the week on the @nytimes page.

May 03, 2016

Headed to Cuba with @tomcolicchio, @katmerrigan, @chelliepingree and others. The subject? Cooking, organic farming, supper table diplomacy.

May 02, 2016

RT @kathleenpurvis: "Edna Lewis, you're looking at me from heaven, baby." Ms. Leah Chase, getting her #JBFA2016 lifetime achievement medal.


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