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Category: Gourmet Magazine

My latest Restaurant Report was just published by The Daily Meal. And here it is…

My latest Restaurant Report was just published by The Daily Meal. And here it is…

Hurray for Harry’s at 1 Hanover Square Mar 27, 2018 | 11:26 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer The epitome of a New York institution: Harry’s at 1 Hanover Square Harry’s New York Newly refreshed interiors are just the start of what’s happening at Harry’s […]

Review of Ruth Reichl’s "My Kitchen Year. 136 Recipes that saved my life" And Ruth’s recipe for The Diva of Grilled Cheese.

Ruth Reichl is a Food writer’s food writer.  For ten years, she presided over Gourmet Magazine, building it into a repository of fascinating stories. They were must-reads for those of us who really care about the food we eat.  But as Gourmet rushed headlong into […]

Pork Chops Scarpariello adapted from Gourmet Magazine

Italian Immigrants bound for the US. Notice the preponderance of men. If you frequent good old Italian-American Red Sauce restaurants, you may be well acquainted with a close cousin of this dish: Chicken Scarpariello.  Its origins, however, are not in Italy but in an Italian […]

Rigatoni with Hot Sausage and Fennel from Gourmet Magazine

First Issue of Gourmet, January 1941          How we still miss Gourmet!  Some of my earliest childhood memories are listening to my father reading aloud as he and my mother ate vicariously at Gourmet’s table.  The magazine first appeared in 1941.  The United States entered […]

Chicken, Cashew and Spinach Stir-Fry adapted from Gourmet Magazine

         If I could teach one technique that is perfect for weeknight cooking, it would be the stir-fry.  It is the absolutely ideal last minute dinner when you’re not entirely sure when everyone’s getting home.  You put everything in place in advance.  Then, when whomever […]