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Alison Ashton

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Puff Pastry Heirloom Tomato Tart

Puff Pastry Heirloom Tomato Tart 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Every summer, with the arrival of tomato season, tomato tarts start turning up everywhere. This recipe keeps things easy with puff pastry.

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Yotam Ottolenghi Is a Very Nice Man

Yotam Ottolenghi Is a Very Nice Man 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

A riff on London-based chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s classic tomato, chile and cilantro chutney brings back delicious memories.

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Was Julia Child an Intuitive Cook – or an Experienced One?

Was Julia Child an Intuitive Cook – or an Experienced One? 1920 1280 Alison Ashton

The HBO Max series “Julia” contrasts Julia Child’s precision with collaborator Simca Beck’s more freewheeling culinary style.

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Focaccia Is the Easiest Bread, Ever (Really!)

Focaccia Is the Easiest Bread, Ever (Really!) 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

When it comes to bread baking, sourdough or not, focaccia is the easiest place to start.

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This Kale Salad Benefits From a Little Rest

This Kale Salad Benefits From a Little Rest 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Hardy greens are the key to a kale salad that’s even better when you toss it in advance.

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Stanley Tucci Should Have Asked Me About That Sausage

Stanley Tucci Should Have Asked Me About That Sausage 800 534 Alison Ashton

In his new memoir, Stanley Tucci recalls his encounter with an iconic French sausage that’s shocked generations of American tourists.

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Deep Freeze: Frozen Food Is Cool Again

Deep Freeze: Frozen Food Is Cool Again 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Find out why shoppers are warming up to frozen food, thanks to rising prices for fresh produce and other factors.

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A Vegetarian-ish Vegetable Stew

A Vegetarian-ish Vegetable Stew 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Inspired by a knock-out beef stew, this bean & vegetable stew serves up plant-based stick-to-your-ribs heartiness.

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Salty Condiments, from Soy Sauce to Worcestershire

Salty Condiments, from Soy Sauce to Worcestershire 940 788 Alison Ashton

Salty condiments, from soy sauce to fish sauce, add welcome umami punch to your cooking. Here’s how to use the different kinds.

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What Makes a Perfect Recipe?

What Makes a Perfect Recipe? 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Find out why a 5-ingredient recipe from Danny Trejo’s cookbook is an example of a perfect recipe.

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