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Grilled Leg of Lamb

If my mother has any claims to fame as a hostess (they’re legion, believe me), numero uno is her way with lamb: rosy, rosemary-scented Easter roasts, mustard-rubbed racks and butterflied legs, grilled to a robust tenderness. It’s no surprise, then, … Continue reading

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Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Forty cloves of garlic in one recipe sounds highly improbable, a foolhardy experiment in the manner of chili pepper eating contests and bacon ice cream. But I have lived to tell the tale, friends, and I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Green Garlic Aïoli

Those welcome harbingers of spring have arrived. Early blooms of crocus, daffodils and hyacinth waking up from cold winter naps. Stone fruit trees dressing up in impossibly tiny pink blossoms. Songbirds chirping through longer days. At the farmer’s market, the … Continue reading

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Colcannon

My grandfather, the child of Irish immigrants, wasn’t a big fan of Saint Patrick’s Day. I’m not sure if that came from a desire to assimilate, common as that is among first generation Americans, or a disdain for the green-beer-and-leprechauns … Continue reading

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Brandade

Fans of comfort food, of warm-and-creamy appetizers, of dips and spreads and cheeses: you are going to love me for this. Seafood lovers will swoon. Southerners raised on crab dip and mavens of New York deli whitefish salad, meet your … Continue reading

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Garlicky White Beans

I’ve been waiting for just the right time to introduce you. I didn’t want rush things. I realized I had to earn your trust a bit, because really, who’s going to get excited over a heap of beans? Hopefully you. … Continue reading

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