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New York City
Food Writer
As seen in:  New York Times, WBUR Boston

Writer. Eater. Cook. Former Gourmet editor.

Delicious! - Random House Books — Eleven Years Later When Jake Newberry asked me to cook for him, I froze. "Something wrong?" He swept a strand of silver hair out of his eyes and gave me his famous cool blue stare. "I'm not applying for a position in the test kitchen."

Tiny Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Skirt Steak Fajitas with Lime and Black Pepper Recipe — Photo by: Romulo Yanes Accompaniment Special equipment: Prepare grill for cooking. Thread onions onto skewers (or put in grill basket), then brush with 1/2 tablespoon oil and season with salt and pepper. When fire is medium-hot (you can hold your hand 5 inches above rack for 3 to 4 seconds), grill onions, turning occasionally, until tender, 16 to 20 minutes.

Chestnut Ravioli with Sage Browned Butter Recipe — Coarsely chop chestnuts. Cook pancetta in 3 tablespoons butter in a large heavy saucepan over moderate heat, stirring, until crisp on edges, about 5 minutes. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until onion is softened. Add chestnuts and water and simmer, stirring, until liquid is reduced by half. Discard garlic.

Key Lime Cheesecake with Mango Ribbons Recipe

TAVERN ON THE GREEN (MANHATTAN) Review — Every restaurant has its off nights, but in my experience they are standard at Tavern on the Green. One recent night, we waited 40 minutes after placing our order before any food arrived. The captain acted as if he were bestowing a favor each time he honored us with his presence, and the waiters hardly deigned to glance our way.

Black and White Cookies Recipe

Chicken Scarpariello Recipe — Photo by: Romulo Yanes Hack each thigh in half (or into thirds if large) across the bone with a cleaver or a sharp heavy knife. Pat chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.

Asian Chicken and Water Chestnut Patties Recipe

Grilled Calamari with Arugula Recipe — Photo by: Romulo Yanes Prepare grill for cooking. If using a charcoal grill, open vents on bottom of grill. Rinse squid under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels. If squid are large, halve tentacles lengthwise and cut longer ones, if attached, crosswise into 2-inch pieces.
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May 27, 2015

Electric air. Damp. Heavy. Mournful owls. Waiting for rain. Fresh lemonade, so tart. Iced watermelon splashed with cream. Summer's come.

May 25, 2015

Redefining an American classic: fast, easy and utterly delicious.…

May 23, 2015

A little sweet, a little sour. Totally seductive. Eat them with your fingers. How to celebrate this holiday.…

May 23, 2015

Radiant morning. Grass emerald. Sky sapphire. Robins red. Lilacs blooming everywhere. Hot biscuits. Apricot jam. Happy to be home.

May 22, 2015

RT @emilygiffin: #EGIFriday giveaway! RT for chance at @ruthreichl's WONDERFUL first novel, DELICIOUS!, just released in paperback!

May 22, 2015

Stunningly delicious dinner last night from Chef Linton Hopkins in Atlanta. What a smart, thoughtful man he is. Great restaurant.

May 20, 2015

Coast guard week. Flag flying ships chug up and down the Hudson . Somehow exuberant.

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