Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Crusty with grilled bits of onion, garlic and lemon zest, these chops were my first experience with goat in Italy. 

For those days when you don't want to tend a fire, this is one utterly delicious oven version that will stand up to smoke-roasted ribs any day. 

Moist chunks of smoked fish, nubs of tender asparagus and handfuls of fresh herbs come together in this pasta that sings of spring.

Every once and a while, my mother follows one of my recipes. Actually, "follows" is too exacting a word for what goes on. Let's just say, every once and a while, my mother decides to cook something of mine she's seen in the New York Times. 

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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.