Humble crumble: easy finish to a perfect dinner

Blueberry and Pineapple Crumble

When it comes to desserts the world seems to fall into two camps: chocolate lovers and fruit lovers. No one will ever accuse me of short-serving my many chocolate-loving guests, but this one’s for the other half. This simple blueberry and pineapple crumble will delight all fruit lovers at the dinner table, and maybe even… 

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Fennel and orange salad

New video: Cutting orange supremes

In my quest to teach you kitchen skills that you never knew you didn’t have, my massive communications team and I are trying out a little video today that demonstrates the mastery of filleting an orange in order to create the spectacular orange supremes. One moment the orange is just sitting in a nondescript fruit bowl… 

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Green Salad

Best Simple Green Salad

One of my favorite elements of a multi-course meal is the salad. At our house we eat it after the main course—a fun bit of gastronomic protocol that the French taught us. Or was it the Italians? It doesn’t seem like such a challenge, but really, how do you make a simple bowl of fresh greens something… 

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Scallion and ginger crusted salmon

Scallion-and-ginger-crusted salmon

How do recipes become heirloom recipes? We all have our go-to meals that we cook over and over. Our families and friends love them even after having them a million times. We cooks like them because we have the recipes burnt into our brains. The grocery cart finds its way to the key ingredients in… 

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Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cumin and Curry

Healthy, quick to prepare, and satisfying on cold winter days, this soup is a winner. And you heard it here first: cauliflower is the new kale—get ready. For this Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cumin you need: One cauliflower, trimmed into florets One onion, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon curry Grapeseed oil (or, shhh!, butter) 1… 

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