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  • Count on Lucques to get it right

    Count on Lucques to get it right
    AFTER the din of the restaurant last night, Lucques is heaven. No raucous birthday parties or pounding heavy-metal soundtrack. No standing around waiting for our table, whacked by passing monolithic handbags. I don't have to fight my way in or worry...
  • Best cookbooks of a great season

    Best cookbooks of a great season
    WALK into the cookbook section of a good bookstore these days and it's what you don't see that's the biggest gift of the season. Instead of the miles of aisles of Food Network-packaged slickness, the interchangeable Paula/Rachael/Giadas that have been...
  • Ramping up for the big to-do

    Dear SOS: Do you have a great recipe for a rotisserie turkey on the barbecue? I have baked, deep-fried, brined — looking for something new and exciting. Why not barbecue? JODI MANNIS Porter Ranch Columnist Russ Parsons answers: Turkeys cook...
  • Recipe: CASTAGNACCIO (Florentine Chestnut-Flour Cake With Rosemary and Pine Nuts)

    Note: Piero Antinori says: "It is a very old tradition in Tuscany to eat chestnuts. We enjoy them boiled or roasted with the new wines. In the countryside, they still make a sort of chestnut polenta called pattone. We also have several sweets or...
  • Turkish pride and The Times

    We've had plenty of cause for celebration lately that we are not bound by Article 301 of the Turkish penal code (which specifies a six-month-to-three year prison sentence for insulting "being a Turk, the Republic or Turkish Grand National Assembly") or...
  • Seeking chestnuts, scoring eggplant Parm

     
    An urgent, if improbable, need for vacuum-packed chestnuts first led me to DiPasquale's Italian Market, a happy discovery that came to mind yesterday when I passed along news of the coming Highlandtown Wine Festival.I was making a batch of chestnut......
  • An Italian Thanksgiving?

     
    I promised to tell you about restaurants that are going to be open for Thanksgiving for the first time this year, and I thought I would hear about more of them than I have. But here's one you probably haven't......
  • The latest on Grano

     
    I think I may have the whole Grano thing straightened out now with the following e-mail. Or not. My new worry is what phone number to put with my review Sunday. When I called what I thought was the new number to......
  • Small Bites: Street's new seasonal menu, Kitchen 24's new cupcakes, Agura's new happy hour

     
    Word on the Street: This Friday, Susan Feniger's Street officially debuts its new seasonal dinner menu, featuring: Argentinian/Italian ricotta dumplings simmered in brown butter and lemon with celery root puree; black-eyed pea fritters; lamb kafta...
  • More last-minute Thanksgiving options: Fraiche, Vermont, Agura, Oaks Gourmet, Kiss My Bundt

     
    Last-minute bakery (for candied yams too): Kiss My Bundt will be open Thanksgiving Day so you can pick up side dishes such as candied yams, sweet potato souffle, sweet or savory cornbread and strawberry butter, and Big Ol' Bundts and......
  • How to peel chestnuts

     
    I got a short holiday e-mail from my brother (Brother Bim on this blog) this morning. It says in its entirety: Doesn't work. If peeling chestnuts for the stuffing is part of your Thanksgiving ritual, I think you'll appreciate this......