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“That’s insane”. Those were the only words I could utter when I tasted my friend Hande’s Walnut Wedges of Decadence (one of the best things I ate in 2011). She had brought her signature Thanksgiving dessert to our traditional turkey dinner, where normally a pumpkin pie (or, in my sick world, ambrosia) take the cake. But the disk of (more…)

My mom has always effortlessly whiped up 10-course meals for 20 people. When I was a kid, my sister and I would just get in the way so we were given small tasks that we couldn’t screw up. One was shaking heavy cream in a jar until it turned into butter. Eventually we graduated to apple sauce, which is amazingly easy to make and (more…)

Back by popular demand, a post dedicated to Nic Roome’s tozzetti. After publishing a piece about them this weekend, I got some emails and DMs requesting the recipe. I asked Nic to make a major exception (he rarely shares his secrets) and write a guest post with recipe (more…)

Mamma Parla’s back for a new post. Here is what she is sharing this week: Every Labor Day weekend, I make a trip to the West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market for the best organic peaches on (more…)

Today’s blog post comes from Parla Food’s obligatory biggest fan, Mamma Parla. She is an incredible cook, with tons of restaurant and catering experience behind her. Now she cooks mostly for friends and family–and does cooking demonstrations for the Slow Food Central (more…)