Dinner

Cowboy Butter Skillet-Grilled T-Bone Steak

The best steaks come out of cast-iron skillets. With their ability to get superhot, they can sear the outside of a steak, sealing in all the juicy deliciousness that you…

Chicken Orvieto

Over the years I have probably cooked this more than any other chicken dish. It’s based on a dish in Alastair Little’s Italian Kitchen (out of print but worth tracking…

Chicken Fatteh

A feast with lots of elements, textures and temperatures. Layer the components judiciously, each needs wise seasoning. And be generous with the herbs, to make it sing. Finish with pomegranate…

CARAMELIZED ONION & VEGGIE–PACKED STUFFING

Who doesn’t love stuffing?! It’s one of those classic dishes that everyone seems to love, especially for the holidays. This version is brimming with veggies and a touch of seasonal…

Chicken with Griddled Leeks, Roast Peppers and Salbitxada

Salbitxada is a Catalan sauce. It most often ends up fairly finely ground – like a purée, or pesto – but I like to find chunks of tomato in it,…

Royal Chicken Korma

Once I had made chicken korma myself, I was never able to order it from a takeaway again. This is based on a recipe from my great friend Roopa Gulati…

Little (fish) Bollito Misto

One of the classics of Italian food, this dish from Piedmont is a wonderful old-fashioned feast. A proper big bollito feeds about 18 and includes tongue and sometimes veal. It…

BEEF & CHEDDAR CROISSANTS

I live outside of Chicago—the land of Polish sausages and beef sandwiches. Everybody has an opinion on who makes the best beef. I’ll tell you who really makes the best…

Chicken with Spring Vegetables and Herbed Cream

This is a plain but luxurious dish that really shows off the best of spring. It isn’t difficult, but you need very good ingredients, both chicken and vegetables. It has…

Poussins with Indian Spices and Fresh Coriander and Coconut Chutney

The components here are quite simple, but blend wonderfully together. It’s the abundance of the presentation – get out your biggest platter for the poussins – that makes it seem…

Chicken in bitter orange and guava adobo

This is the kind of food everyone salivates over as soon as you take it to the table; it is so dark and glossy and smells great. You can get…

Meal Prep Breakfast Burritos

Preparing a breakfast burrito from scratch can be too tall an order for a workday. Follow this recipe the next time you’re craving a breakfast burrito and enjoy them all…