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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Okra Salad With Toasted Cumin

    Even avowed okra-phobes love this salad, which is seasoned with a warm and earthy Moroccan spice blend. The okra cooks for only 2 minutes in salted water, and the resulting flavor and texture are…

  • Tuna Sashimi With Hearts of Palm

    At the Nobu Downtown in New York’s financial district, the menu is divided into classics, like black cod with miso or the rock shrimp tempura, and a list of new dishes called “Nobu Now.”…

  • Grilled Chicken Breasts With Spicy Cucumbers

    Light and refreshing, yet packed with flavor from herbs, jalapeños and garlic, this is an easy, after-work meal that can be endlessly adapted to suit what you’ve got on hand. Substitute other thinly sliced…

  • Steamed Mussels With Garlic and Parsley

    This is absolutely the simplest way to cook mussels, and perhaps the most satisfying. A big pot of them makes an easy, festive dinner any night of the week.…

  • Sausage Ragù

    Meat sauce is one of the recipes many American home cooks start with. It seems so easy; brown some hamburger, pour in a jar of marinara, and presto! Meat sauce. Not so fast, friends.…

  • Broccoli Salad With Garlic and Sesame

    This salad is made from uncooked broccoli tossed with an assertive garlic, sesame, chile and cumin-seed vinaigrette slicked with good extra-virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. The acid “cooks” the florets a little…

  • Grilled Summer Peaches with Butter Rum Sauce

    The brilliant orange and red summer peaches are certainly delicious all on their own. Ranger Craig and I can certainly testify to how juicy, fragrant and sweet a flat of summer peaches can be.…

  • Grilled Summer Corn and Tomato Salad

    This is the time of year I’m in food heaven. Summer produce is at its peak and it adorns my table with gorgeous color and delicious flavors.  Most of the plants in my garden are ready…