Two jars of lemon vinaigrette, two lemon halves, and a wire whisk.

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

Three goat cheese potato cakes in a cast iron pan.

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

An Italian frittata garnished with a squash blossom on a white plate with a fork resting beside it.

Italian Frittata

Eggs, potatoes, and not much else. That’s our weeknight salvation come suppertime on a super crazy day.

Fatty Daddy Cocktail

Fatty Daddy Cocktail

You’ve not “made it” until you’ve an eponymous cocktail all your own. Witness the Fatty Daddy, a sweetly surprising number that packs a punch, just like our own dear David.

Pomelo salad piled on a rectangular ceramic plate, with chopsticks and a bowl of dressing.

Pomelo Salad

The sweetly sour exuberance of this salad gives us a shivery chill that we crave nonstop—even in the dead of winter.

Two bangers and mash with cooked red onion in a bowl.

Bangers and Mash

You could call this sausages with mashed potatoes. But we sorta feel obliged to say bangers and mash. Faux British accent optional.

Cut yellow roasted cherry tomatoes on a sheet of parchment paper.

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.