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Feeding the Feast

Portugal’s Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres is one of the largest religious feasts in the world and serves some of the country’s tastiest street food.

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La Bouche Speaks: An Interview with Paula Wolfert

An Interview with award-winning food writer, cookbook author, and culinary treasure Paula Wolfert.

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Whether Fresh or Canned, Pumpkin Takes the Cake

This pumpkin cake with maple cream cheese frosting, well, takes the cake. Canned pumpkin makes it easy, the cream cheese frosting makes it delicious.

Portuguese Sausage Frittata Recipe

Portugal’s Chouriço Sausage is Ready for its Close-up

Portuguese pork sausage, called chourico, is a tasty alternative to Spanish chorizo. Chourico stars in this supper frittata recipe.

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Lisbon Trip Planner

The who, what, when, where, and how of putting together a trip to Lisbon.

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Coming Home to Lisbon

David Leite, a Portuguese-American, travels to Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, as a newly minted Portuguese citizen and finds a city of beauty and great eats.

French American Butters

The Franco-American Butter Wars

At onetime French butter ruled in just about every pastry kitchen of note. But over the past decade, new American butters have been storming the gates.

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Feel the Burn: Portuguese Piri-Piri Sauce Heats Up the Palate

Molho de piri-piri, a hot sauce made from African birdseye peppers, is beloved in Portugal and is the inspiration for shrimp, pork and chicken recipes.

Swift's Lard

Fat, Fat Everywhere But Not a Drop of Lard

David Leite searches high and low for a piecrust that is flaky, rich, and full of the shocking goodness of good old-fashioned lard.

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Caesar’s Last Salad: The Foods of Ancient Rome

The food of ancient Rome–with all its intensity of flavor, spicing, reliance on sauces, and ingredients–are discussed by our food history editor.

Dining Through the Decades

Dining Through the Decades: 100 Years of American Food

David Leite looks at 100 years of American food history by decade and discovered how we’ve undergone a massive shift in how we eat and think about food.

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