Just three ingredients make delicious short ribs.
A clear how-to on one of the cooking basics: poaching an egg.
Chef Jeff Henderson says, "Butternut squash is versatile. I love to roast them in a sweet way, mash them up, and serve them with steak or risotto. This dish is best in the winter, but you can make it any time of the year."
This recipe is based on Chef Jeff Henderson's granddaddy’s bread pudding.
Perfect fried chicken to go with buttermilk waffles and maple syrup.
A simple poached egg dish.
A slow-cooker version of a traditional long-simmered Italian meat sauce.
The slow, gentle heat of the slow cooker isgreat for producing tender shrimp without the fear of overcooking.
Make this crisp and refreshing salad at home.
3 sweet potatoes, about 12 oz / 350 g each
9 oz / 250 g puff pastry or ½ recipe Rough puff pastry
1 free-range egg, lightly beaten
6 1/2 tbsp / 100 ml sour cream
3 1/2 tbsp / 100 g aged goat cheese
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 medium-hot chile, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 large organic or free-range chicken, divided into quarters: breast and wing, leg and thigh
2 onions, coarsely chopped
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
a generous pinch of saffron threads
juice of 1 lemon
4 tbsp cold water
2 tsp coarse sea salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
scant 3/4 cup / 100 g unskinned hazelnuts
3 1/2 tbsp / 70 g honey
2 tbsp rose water
2 green onions, coarsely chopped
What are your favorite books/who are your favorite authors?
The library is too big for favorites. Recently I have enjoyed Donna Tartt's new novel, John Ralston Saul's Voltaire's Bastards, David Graeber's Debt, Chris Adrian's The Children's Hospital.
What authors or works do you think are underappreciated or overlooked?
The Great Australian writer Helen Garney. Go out and buy The Spare Room now.
Do you have any writing rituals or habits? Where, when, and how do you write?
Clean teeth. Put on shoes. Make coffee. Write with my nose.
Do you have favorite or least favorite words? What are they and why?
MBA words of any sort—incentivise for instance. Ultilitarian, ugly words like "de-glove."
Are there certain kinds of characters or stories you’re drawn to in your own work?
Obsessive people, angry people, anyone with dangerous levels of energy.
What's the last great thing you read/saw/listened to?
Rachel Kusher's The Flame Throwers.
A beautiful, three-tiered cake made with lemon curd, iced with buttercream frosting, topped with candied citrus peel.
A savory tarte topped with hen of the woods mushrooms.
Ten golden rules for cake baking from Martha Stewart.