| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Gluten-free gazpacho? Sure, classic gazpacho is built around soaked bread, but you won't miss it with these rich takes on the refreshing cold soup. From spicy cucumber to Thomas Keller's refreshing vegetable, to a reader favorite from Urth Cafe, these no-...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Often on a trip to New York, I’ll find myself in the afternoon or late in the evening seated with friends at a table at Buvette in the West Village, talking, drinking rosé or a pretty Beaujolais, with a platter of butter and anchovy tartinettes or a...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
"Brunch is cheerful, sociable and inciting," wrote Guy Beringer in Britain's 1895 Hunter's Weekly, in an article titled "Brunch: A Plea." "It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Betty Jackson of La Porte, Ind., was trying to locate a recipe for a cheesecake that she used to purchase at a Chicago bakery but that they no longer carry. When she inquired, she was told the cake was made with cheese, but not cream cheese, and the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Ronald Jasinski of New Hartford, N.Y., was in search of a recipe for a lamb and bean casserole. He said his late uncle used to make the dish, but no one in his extended family has his recipe.
Jasinski did not provide me with much detail about his uncle'...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:57 AM
JTA — When the Jewish New Year comes around, many people stress for weeks leading up to the holiday and break out their most complicated recipes to impress guests. But when I entertain around the holidays, I prefer to rely on a few go-to dishes that...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The traditional foods we eat during Jewish holidays have been reflecting and celebrating each season since long before "seasonal produce" was even a thought, let alone a "trend." (Let's not forget that once upon a time, "seasonal" was all there was.) From...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Happy National Mustard Day! You can celebrate making your own; you won't believe how easy homemade mustard can be.
Think mustard, and you might veer first toward the bright yellow stuff you get in a squeeze bottle. Or maybe you prefer something a little...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Nell Evans of Aberdeen was looking for the recipe for the onion soup served at Outback Steakhouse. He said the last time he ate there he was told the restaurant was not going to have the soup anymore. He was hoping someone would have the recipe so that he...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:52 AM
A thin slice of cauliflower makes a quick and easy base for any number of Meatless Monday meals. Times Food editor Russ Parsons likes to top his with a rich, hearty romesco sauce.
Half-inch slices of cauliflower are pan fried until golden brown, then...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Using the grill and easy ingredients, here are some suggestions to whip up delightful meals in minutes, helping you make the most of the wonderful, warm summer season.
Colorful Variety Salad
In our home every meal starts with a salad. Here is a salad to...