Slow-Cooked Pork Roast

Slow-Cooked Pork Roast

There are no words to describe how beyond delicious this pasture-raised roasted pork shoulder is! We use a boneless pork butt for this pork roast. Despite its name, pork butt does not come anywhere near the butt of a pig! Pork butt refers to a cut of meat from the...
Simple Seared Duck Breast

Simple Seared Duck Breast

I love duck in all its fatty, succulent gamey glory! Cast iron skillet-seared duck breast is my favorite fast-and-easy weekday dinner for one. My favorite purveyor for duck breast is an advocate of natural and sustainable farming practices, to which I have local...
Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon

Shortly after graduating from The French Culinary Institute in the late 1990s, a friend and I decided to hold a Burgundian food and wine-themed dinner party at her Manhattan townhouse. She had worked in the wine trade and knew her way around Burgundian wines. We came...
Paleo Blackberry Jam Cake

Paleo Blackberry Jam Cake

A little goes a long way with this rustic blackberry jam cake. Dense. Savory and sweet (but not too sweet). Corn grits give this jam cake density and weight and an unexpected (and pleasing) crunch. My husband who grew up in the Deep South likened this jam cake to a...