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Sunday Kitchen

A Salad Supreme

What could make a luxurious lobster salad even more luxurious? Stuffing it into avocados and serving it accompanied by oranges ratcheted up with a caring touch – that’s what.

High on Home-Grown Hogs

What makes this chunky pulled pork fly high? A flavor that only can come from being raised in all the right ways.

Double Chocolate Pleasure

Ever-intrepid Ella finds inspiration from a trio of her farmers’ market favorites and bakes a simplified chocolate-on-chocolate Bundt cake that leaves her with energy aplenty to decorate – and savor at the table.

Regional Accents

Let the maple-sugaring now happening in the Garden State inspire a stew that hits on all taste buds in the most expressive ways.

The Market Picks Are In

When it’s crunch time, go to your favorite winter market to stock up for all you’ll need, be it for the big game, weeknight quick-eats or a one-two punch of put-together ingredients. Let Ella’s market edits for the Morris Winter Market be your handy guide.

The Case of the Annual Bowl Food

Sometimes, if you don’t think too hard, plan too much and worry it all to death, you come to a most satisfying conclusion – be it readable or edible.

Market Meals, from Ramsey

One of the Garden State’s busiest winter farmers’ markets offers Ella inspiration for both quick put-together suppers and easy-cooking dinners.

Purple Yams

TPW’s ever-intrepid Ella, intrigued by the idea of learning more about a member of the potato family put into the spotlight through its uses in Filipino sweets, heads into the kitchen to experiment and emerges with something far more than just dessert.

Lemon Focaccia

Lemon gives a home-baked bread a lift that rockets it to new-favorite status. Ella shares her experiments as she makes good on a resolution.

Mandarin-Stuffed Prosciutto Cups

It’s an under-30-minutes endeavor in the kitchen and it produces a bright bite that hits on all taste cylinders. Is the little bit of fuss it commands warranted?

Accent Addict

New Year’s Resolution: Make a dent in ungainly collection of spices/condiments/et al by using what’s already on hand. First up: Fried Spicy Desiccated Coconut.

Duck Eggs

There’s an awful lot of yolk in these larger-than-chicken eggs, and they’ll serve to make devilishly good stuffed eggs. Not your basic summer picnic one-biter, either, but a hearty, protein-rich three-bite snack. Take two and call it a meal.


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