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Chocolate Walnut Fig Cake With Grappa & Cardamom Cream

02.12.2010
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FORGET THE KIDS. They’re sleeping (maybe at Nona’s house). Or there aren’t any. My Friendship Day Marshmallows post was for them. This, though . . . This is for adults only.
For all my soapbox talk about how anyone—coupled, single; young, old, or in between—should be able to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it is still true that [...]

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Anise-Orange Biscotti with White Chocolate and Fennel Pollen

10.24.2009

ANISE AND ORANGE. They place me outdoors in a patch of sunlight, glass of ouzo at arm’s length on a marble-topped table. In Athens’ public squares, the scent of orange blossoms hangs heavy in the air after spring rain slakes the trees. Few things (besides olives and figs) call up my visits to Greece—layovers in [...]

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Growing Boy’s Pasta Bolognese

05.23.2009

The first installment of “Cooking with Q,” in which Mom regularly gets Son (six years old at the start of this adventure) into the kitchen to help make a dish of his own choosing.

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