Recipes from Cooking for Mr. Latte

Cooking for Mr. Latte by Amanda Hesser

A food writer for the New York Times uses food to trace her relationship with “Mr. Latte,” from first date through his first attempts to cook for her. 50,000 first printing.

A casserole dish with five chicken thighs that have been oven-fried set on top a dish towel

Judy Hesser’s Oven-Fried Chicken

Mind-bogglingly crisp oven-fried chicken. And it couldn’t be easier to make. Just shake chicken thighs in a bag of seasoned flour, let it do its own thing for an hour or so in the oven, and dinner is done.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A tangle of cacio e pepe noodles in a white bowl.

Quick Cacio e Pepe

Dinner doesn’t get any easier or elegant than pasta tossed with butter, olive oil, Parmesan and pecorino Romano cheeses, and dusted with lots of black pepper.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 8
Slice of toast with scrambled eggs drizzled with truffle oil on a plate

Truffled Egg Toast

Buttery, softly scrambled eggs arranged on toast and drizzled with fragrant white truffle oil. Sounds like supper to us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
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