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July 11, 2017
Deconstructed Grilled Caesar

Deconstructed Grilled Caesar Salad

About a zillion years ago, I opened New World Grill, a great little American bistro tucked into New York City’s theater district. We had what I […]
July 3, 2017
Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic and Manchego

No-Recipe Charred Asparagus with Aged Balsamic & Manchego

Every now and then – LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND PEOPLE!!! – we deserve a real no-recipe recipe. Just take what you have and make it work. Since […]
April 17, 2017
Edamame & Chickpea Fritters

Spring has Sprung: Edamame and Chickpea Fritters

You say fritters? I say falafel? Whatever you do….do NOT call the whole thing off. Something about these little beauties just screams …”summer, she’s a-coming”. For […]
November 13, 2016
Melissa's Fresh Shishito Peppers

Julia Child, New York’s Bravest and Shishito Peppers: Live from New York

In this impending season of eating too much – and loving every minute of it – here’s an appetizer that is a real crowd pleaser and […]
August 27, 2016
Rustic Bread Salad

Rustic Tuscan Panzanella Bread Salad: Best-Ever Bread Salad with Peak of the Season Tomatoes

This time of year when the tomatoes are hanging ripe and juicy, heavy on the vine I am often reminded of two lively ladies from London […]
August 13, 2016
Summer Squash Salad

Salad Days of Summer: Farm Fresh Summer Squash & Arugula Salad

How is it exactly that “Salad Days” has gone from meaning green and naïve (Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra) to the more current American connotation of being […]