About Darryl Estrine | Kelly Kochendorfer

Darryl Estrine | Kelly Kochendorfer

The work of Darryl Estrine has appeared in a variety of national magazines over the last 25 years. He adds writer to his credits with Harvest to Heat. Darryl lives in the Hudson River Valley with his wife Laura and their daughter Billie. @darryl_estrine

Kelly Kochendorfer was the original test kitchen director for Saveur magazine, a contributing editor to the James Beard award-nominated book Culinaria: USA, and developed and styled recipes for many magazines and books, including Martha Stewart Living and The New York Times T: Magazine. Kelly lives in New York. @kellykochendorfer

A ceramic bowl filled with chilled tomato soup with feta and olives and a stack of three white plates topped with feta, olives, and basil.

Chilled Tomato Soup with Feta and Olives

This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms?

A piece of blue cheese tartine with two slices of crispy bacon on a grey plate.

Blue Cheese Tartine

A blur of sweet, smoky, creamy goodness, this tartine of sourdough, a schmear of blue cheese, and a dribble of honey makes basic bruschetta seem humdrum.