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December 2021

What to cook now

Hello. Dinner tonight might consist of pasta and cannellini beans with a white butter sauce (above), a recipe Tejal Rao learned from British cookbook author Jack Monroe. I like it because it's easy and luxurious, and it assembles…

A is for aromatics

I have a lot of cookbooks. My favorite, however, is one of the oldest in my possession, and arguably the most battered. It's Richard Olney's The French menu cookbook and the 33 year old inscription is signed by my wife Diane in 1988.…