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Category: David Lebovitz

Has anyone ever made a Tart as Christmas-y as this?      Cranberry Curd Tart from David Tanis in The New York Times with a deep bow to David Lebovitz

Has anyone ever made a Tart as Christmas-y as this? Cranberry Curd Tart from David Tanis in The New York Times with a deep bow to David Lebovitz

I marvel at Andrew’s passion for baking. And it’s at its zenith at holiday time.  It doesn’t necessarily mean Thanksgiving or Easter or Christmas.. It could be Valentine’s Day or the 4th of July.. But I have to say that this year’s output at Thanksgiving […]

It’s the 4th of July! Time to make this glorious Rhubarb Crumble Pie with a scoop of Strawberry Sour Cream Ice Cream

  Today, we pair two recipes. One is from that doyenne of desserts, Martha Stewart in her “Martha Stewart Pies and Tarts” (Clarkson Potter 2011) and the other is from David Lebovitz in his “The Perfect Scoop” (10 Speed Press 2007).  The Paris-based Lebovitz knows his way […]

Sweet Corn Gelato and a simply delicious way to serve it.

Fields of Corn at the end of Brick Kiln Road Country Garden Farm Stand, Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton NY          The two most anticipated vegetables of the summer on the East End have arrived:  Our sweet corn and the ripest, reddest tomatoes of the year!  It’s […]

By popular demand, Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

        In the picture above, today’s cookie gets short shrift.  It’s overwhelmed in size by the massive 4 inch Blueberry and Cream and it’s well off to the side.  However, in voting for what cookie recipe our readers wanted to see next, Andrew’s masterful version […]

The 10 Best Cookbooks of 2009 and the Top 20 Worst Restaurant Foods in America

It’s that time of year when everyone comes out with their end-of-year lists. I haven’t been at this long enough to choose last year’s 10 Best Cookbooks. But I’d have a lot of competition out there if I did. Everyone you’ve ever heard of and […]

Three Christmas Ideas for Cooks

My partner Andrew’s family has a rule: No Christmas gifts with plugs or handles. The only way I got a flat screen TV into the house was to say it was from Santa who wasn’t aware of the rule. Santa still doesn’t get it. One […]