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Cooking with Wine: Some Favorite Recipes

As I promised in today’s Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I’m posting links to some of my favorite recipes that call for wine. Because I use it so frequently, it is impossible to include all the recipes here. I’ve chosen those most suited to fall and winter and have also selected examples that defy the common wisdom of white wine with fish, chicken and vegetables and red wine with red meats. Cooking with White Wine: Firehouse Clams and… Read More »

Spaghetti Carbonara: It’s Not Just For Thanksgiving

Years ago, writer Calvin Trillin suggested replacing traditional turkey with spaghetti carbonara as the official Thanksgiving dish. That’s probably never going to happen but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to the classic Roman dish at this time of year. It’s a perfect main course for Sunday night supper. … Read More »