About Mindy Fox

Mindy Fox

 is the food editor of La Cucina Italiana magazine and a former editor at Saveur Magazine. Her recipes and writings have appeared in The London Times, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Gourmet, Country Living, and Parenting magazines, as well as BonAppetit.com. Her first book, A Bird in the Oven and Then Some, was featured in The New York Times‘ 2010 Best Cookbooks of the Year and Food & Wine‘s Best of the Best. @CookLikeAFox

A stock pot filled with mushrooms, leeks, garlic, onion, carrots, and parsley for making roast chicken stock.

Roast Chicken Stock

Sure, made-from-scratch stock like grandma used to make is frugal beyond belief. But wait till you see what it does for your cooking.

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Fork with lobster salad and tomato salad, two small leaves of basil

Lobster Salad

A tumult of sensations, this cool, creamy, simple salad juxtaposes tastes and textures to fancy schmancy effect.

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Chicken roasted red with paprika in a casserole dish and plate of lime wedges on a wooden table

Peruvian Roast Chicken

This anything-but-boring bird borrows its Peruvian accent from a technicolor dreamcoat of paprika, lemon, garlic, and cumin.

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Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad | Larb

Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there’s more to this cuisine than pad Thai.

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A blue-rimmed porcelain bowl filled with carrot soup topped with chicken and thyme and a lemon wheel.

Carrot Soup with Leftover Turkey

What’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and soulful taste is just how magnificently it serves as a vehicle for leftover roast turkey.

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