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  • Winter into spring

    Winter into spring
    What do you cook when the calendar tells you that spring is coming soon, while every weather report or look out your window reminds you that winter is still here? Cooking with the best seasonal ingredients is always a pleasure. But staying true to the...
  • A favorite winter soup

  • Lightening up for spring

    Lightening up for spring
    With spring more than two weeks old, we've now entered the time of year when we begin to think about summer. But I don't mean summertime cooking. You won't believe how many people start asking me in April to cook them "something light, because I want...
  • Celebrate the farmer's market this Earth Day

    Celebrate the farmer's market this Earth Day
    This coming Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, which for 43 years in the United States and 23 years globally has dedicated itself to building awareness of environmental issues and the role we all can play in protecting our planet and conserving its...
  • Last-minute treat for the Fourth

    Last-minute treat for the Fourth
    It's the day before Independence Day, and you have no idea what you're going to bring to the party. Or maybe you're throwing the party yourself, and you suddenly realize you don't know what you're going to serve for dessert. The problem with most...
  • Fill your fruit and veggie gap

    Everyone knows fruit and vegetables are good for you, but we're not eating nearly enough. Only 6 percent of us meet our daily recommended target for vegetables, and 8 percent achieve our goal for fruits. That's a pretty dismal track record for foods...
  • A summery uncooked sauce for sautéed shrimp

    A summery uncooked sauce for sautéed shrimp
    I always feel summer has well and truly arrived when the stalls of farmers' markets are brimming with beautiful tomatoes and big, bright-green bouquets of the fresh basil to go with them. You would have a difficult time to find an example of another duo...
  • Summer vegetables, Provence-style

    Summer vegetables, Provence-style
    Walk into any farmers' market right now and you'll be dazzled by the colors of summer: deep red tomatoes; green, red, and yellow bell peppers; purple or violet eggplants; bright green and golden zucchini. It's all I can do to stop myself from grabbing...
  • 9 ways restaurants get you to spend more

    Times are tough for restaurants. The average check size has increased just 1.7 percent per year over the past five years, according to NPD Group, a market research firm. That's because diners are watching what they spend at restaurants by forgoing...
  • The yin and yang of cooking

    The yin and yang of cooking
    When I think and talk about the qualities of good cooking, I often find myself referring to the Chinese concept of yin-yang. This ancient philosophy of the Taoist religion believes that opposites such as fire and water, hot and cold, light and dark,...
  • The stove plays a supporting role

    The stove plays a supporting role
    In my restaurant kitchens, we have grills fired up all year-round, ready to cook steaks, seafood, poultry, and vegetables to perfection. We treat our grills as one of many key appliances. And, for any given dish or meal a guest might order, we may make...