Vegetarian

Vegetarian

This is a gooey, cheesy sandwich, a marriage of garlic-spiked chickpeas and already braised greens—and with a little punch of something extra.

Like carbonara, cacio e pepe is a relative newcomer to the Roman repertoire, first appearing in the mid-twentieth century.

This bowl is perfect as a lazy breakfast or brunch for two.

Baked butternut squash rubbed with balti spices and filled with salty feta, sweet sun-dried tomatoes and fresh mint. No wonder this is a great veggie dish that is filling and packs a lot of flavor.

It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.

Here is another wonderful combination of fruit and raw vegetables that we often use to make our snack foods and salads. I find that it makes a light and delightful first course.

The story of chili always ends with the statement that it’s better the second day.

Pages

  • A look at the history of sugar, from art and language to 3-D printing

    Darra Goldstein is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, an 888-page reference guide to all things sweet. "The book is really a compendium of human desires, a cultural history of desire for things that are sweet and what it has caused in the world, in both the realm of pleasure and also of pain," she says.

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Book Excerpts

Before paper confetti was invented, people threw candied nuts and plaster

A history of confetti from The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets edited by Darra Goldstein.