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September 19, 2017
Harvest Grains Salad

Harvest Grains Salad with Oven-Dried Tomatoes

When I find something that will change  your life – FOREVER – I must share. I’m not such a fan of pre-seasoned packages, like those dried […]
August 18, 2017
Roasted Potato Salad

Farm Stand Roasted Potato Salad

Having a German grandmother exposed me to vinegar-style potato salad from an early age. Don’t get me wrong, we had our share of mayo-based summer spuds […]
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 […]