| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Active Work Time: 40 minutes *
Total Preparation Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
A buckle is an old-fashioned American dessert, so named, supposedly, because of the way the center collapses when it is removed from the oven. This recipe is a twist on a...
| May 31, 2013
After a month of mediocre early-season apricots, the prime varieties, sweet, juicy and flavorful, are here or will be soon. Beyond the celebrated Blenheim, there are other worthwhile varieties, and a few are even better. Here are the leading apricots...
| Jul 12, 2013
Most of the best plums and Pluots — sweet or sweet-tart, with rich flavor — cluster in midseason, from mid-July to mid-August. Even now there are plenty of mediocrities, however, so it pays to keep a list of what to look for or avoid.
| Jun 7, 2013
This week may be the best of the year for high-flavored fruit that's worth a special trip to local farmers markets, because it's almost never available elsewhere.
Start with boysenberries, whose rich, complex, sweet-tart flavor reflects their ancestry,...
| Jul 6, 2013
Revenge, patient people tell us, is a dish best served cold. I feel the same way about soup, at least at this time of year. When it gets as hot as it's been this week, there are few things that will whet a flagging appetite like a sip of cold soup....
| Jun 15, 2013
Protip: You can tell a lot about a dude from the way he eats buckwheat "popcorn," the crunchy fried grain that tends to show up before the meal at Trois Mec, the new restaurant from Ludovic Lefebvre. The more primitive members of the species worm their...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Less than a month ago, many of us celebrated Halloween. But it may surprise you to learn that I sometimes think about Halloween again as Thanksgiving approaches.
Why? The answer is simple. Making smart use of leftovers from your Thanksgiving feast,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Elisabeth Moss was at home in New York, trying to stay out of the sweltering, nearly triple-digit heat when she got the happy news she'd been nominated for two Emmys for two startlingly different projects: the stylish advertising drama "Mad Men" and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:33 AM
In keeping with the harvest of blackberries, I wanted to create something equally as sweet yet, simple in cooking so many can enjoy the comfort of freshly baked pie without the fuss.
One tip is to make sure you wash the berries and let them drain so...
| Jun 30, 2013
Squushing a berry is satisfying work; it yields pulp, juice and two consecutive u's. Which are rare.
Toss the berries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar, which acts as both sweetener and solvent, dissolving the fruit. Try a continuum from bright...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The venerable German record label Deutsche Grammophon has just signed Schiller. No, not Friedrich Schiller, the poet and playwright whose "Ode to Joy" is the text for the last movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (which has been recorded on DG by...