Lardo

Hog Heaven: Lardo di Colonnata

Lardo di Colonnata is the pristine, silky fat from pigs that sup on forest nuts near the Italian town of Colonnata and that’s cured in an herby brine.

Baseball Poster

Cracker Jack Mom

Her ball park tradition of peanuts and popcorn flummoxed her French husband and her son—until she made her own.

Flying Pigs' Leaf Lard

Leite’s Loves…Leaf Lard

Flying Pigs Farm’s leaf lard is just one of the farm’s superb pork products made from free-roaming and foraging heritage pigs.

Rainbow Chard

Rainbow Swiss Chard

Wooed by rainbow chard, the vegetable world’s most dandy member, our greenmarket girl, Renee, shares suggestions for cool-weather cooking.

Old Hands

In One Cook’s Hands

After eschewing dishes from her native Puerto Rico while living in NYC, Andrea Moya Munoz returned home to be taught by her family’s beloved cook.

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: Novel Excerpt

On the cusp of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers a magical ability: she can taste her mother’s hidden emotions lurking in the layers.

Aimee Bender

Surreal Meals: An Interview with Aimee Bender

Author Aimee Bender talks with LC’s managing editor, Allison Parker, about her strangely sweet novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.

Most Popular Recipes

Most Popular Recipes of the Season

The best recipes of the past few months are, not surprising, dessert recipes. Our readers love cakes, pies, cupcakes, cookies, oh, and shrimp and grits.

Burrata Cheese

Burrata di Andria Cheese

All hail the queen! Of Italian cheese, that is: Burrata di Andria. A kind of cream-filled mozzarella, it rules a plate like no other cheese. Gary Allen explains.

Canning and Preserving Tips

Putting Food By

Canning and preserving foods have a long esteemed history in America. These tips, inspired by those campy mid-20th century home ec books, are gems.

Quotes Measuring Spoons

Leite’s Loves…Quotes Measuring Spoons

Corny? We say not. These heart-shaped measuring spoons, each engraved with a sentiment (“a heap of happiness”), bring a smile to the cook and whimsy to a recipe.

Late-Season Corn

Late-Season Corn

Late-season corn, that last vestige of summer, can be, shall we say, starchy. Renee, our ever-intrepid Greenmarket Girl, offers up ways to coax the sweetness out of every kernel.

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