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  • Pollo alla Cacciatora - The Hunter’s Wife’s Chicken [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    January 17, 2014 | 9:00 am

    For years I was misled about the true meaning of the names of famous Italian dishes such as pollo alla cacciatora, penne all'arrabbiata, cotolette alla milanesa. But truth be told, what seems to be the correct etymological reasoning behind these titles is entirely boring. I am much...

  • Meat meets lemon—brisket gone wild!

    By Holly Wiland

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    One day last month, my husband returned from Trader Joe's carrying a large slab of brisket.

    "I invited our neighbors for dinner," he announced, "and they're kosher." I can cook, but my only attempt at a nice bubbie-style brisket took two days and was a memorable disaster. I'm sure...

  • The Book on Olives

    By Rob Eshman

    September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    'Olives: The Life and Lore of a Noble Fruit,'

    by Mort Rosenblum (North Point Press, $25)

    In his endlessly fascinating book, "Olives: The Life and Lore of a Noble Fruit," Mort Rosenblum reminds us that domesticated olives were around before the Bible, "was a first draft scribbled on...

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