Entries by Linda Avery

Two Fantastic Gift Suggestions

Editor’s Note: Pen & Fork’s Cookbook Reviewer Linda Avery selects two cookbooks for you to consider for the cooks on your holiday shopping list. Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes From My Home to Yours By Dorie Greenspan Photos by Alan Richardson Facts: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 530 pages, $40.00 (or $24.00 at Amazon) […]

Homemade Oreos

From Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s Flour Bakery + Cafe By Joanne Chang with Christie Matheson Homemade Oreos Makes 16 to 18 sandwich cookies Oreos used to be a mystery to me. The debates about splitting them and eating the filling first, eating them whole, or dunking them—none of it made any sense. My mom […]

Torta di Spinaci

From The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century By Amanda Hesser Torta di Spinaci This is a great Sunday dinner dish. Elegant it’s not, but not everything needs to be. There is one detail that will make or break the recipe: you must squeeze every last drop of liquid from […]