| Dec 29, 2011
Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2012.
Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...
| Jun 23, 2012
When I was in college, breakfast of toasted bagel, cream cheese and lox eaten with the Sunday paper spread all over the table seemed like a wonderful luxury. Later I discovered the nuances of gum-free cream cheese and the bialys and Nova from Russ &...
| Feb 9, 2012
This is the first vintage for Jack Hammer Wine Co., and they've come out with a terrific Pinot Noir for the price. The grapes come from all three Central Coast counties — Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara — and the juice sees some...
| Nov 11, 2012
Here is a selection of some new offerings at the prestige end of the market, many predicated on exclusive ingredients and newfangled technology:
Super Cream from 3LAB, exclusively at Barneys, joins that brand's high-priced roster but remains its most...
| Oct 7, 2010
Gin- and chive-cured salmon
Total time: 15 minutes, plus curing time
Servings: 8 to 12
1/2 cup coarse sea salt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons black peppercorns, toasted and cracked
1/2 cup finely chopped chives
1 (11/2 -pound)...
| Oct 7, 2010
There is an old road in Japan that runs from Wakasa Bay to the city of Kyoto known as the Saba Kaido, or Mackerel Road. For centuries, the road was used to carry fresh mackerel roughly 50 miles south from the sea to the former imperial capital during...
| Mar 7, 2010
The gig: The celebrity chef, who is considered a pioneer of California cuisine, manages a vast culinary empire that includes upscale and casual restaurants, prepared foods, cookbooks, television programs and housewares. Puck, 60, said his brand's three...
| Apr 28, 2011
NOTE: Master Class columns are intended for ambitious home cooks, and some of the recipes may call for special ingredients or equipment. When that is the case, we will provide an alternative method for the main element of the dish so it can be prepared...
| Oct 21, 2010
Smoked salmon hash
Total time: 50 minutes
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ½-inch cubes
1 red onion, minced
3/4 pound cold-smoked salmon, flaked into ½-inch chunks
1/2 cup heavy cream...
| Nov 11, 2010
2008 Centonze Frappato
Made from 100% Frappato, a grape that is often blended with Nero d'Avola, this light red from Sicily is a delight. Fresh and lively with a lovely floral fragrance, it sees no oak before being bottled. A great warm-weather wine,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 11:05 AM
Smoked Salmon With Mini-Potato Salads
Active Work Time: 20 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes
I prefer White Rose potatoes.
3 boiling potatoes
1 carrot, diced
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced fennel
1/2 cup raw corn...