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August 2012 Issue

Cover Image: Heirloom Tomato Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette

© John Kernick

Stitched Linen napkin (as surface) in Chambray by Calvin Klein, calvinklein.com; Hudson linen tea towel in Pacific Blue by Libeco Home, libecohomestores.com; Simplicity dinner plate (as charger) in Sky Blue by Dibbern from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; Patrician mouth-blown muslin crystal white wine glass by Lobmeyr from TableArt; Mitra steel matte dinner fork by Georg Jensen, 800-546-5253 or georgjensen.com.

The Gastronaut Files: Mastering Ice Cream

How to Make Ice Cream

© John Kernick

Citterio 98 spoon by Iittala from Fjorn, fjorn.com.

Well-Being: A Healthy Blogger’s Whole-Grain Dishes

Buckwheat Crêpes with Corn, Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Recipe
Credit: © John Kernick

© John Kernick

Porcelain plate by Jan Burtz from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com; porcelain bowl (holding filling) by Daniel Smith from Ochre, 212-414-4332 or ochrestore.com.

A Hollywood Canning Party: Preservation Instinct

Salty-Sweet Spiced Pickled Plums Recipe
Credit: © Young & Hungry

© Young & Hungry

Weck jar from Heath Ceramics, 415-332-3732 or heathceramics.com.

Preservation Instinct

© Young & Hungry

Purple-striped raw silk napkin from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Preservation Instinct

© Young & Hungry
Wooden pizza board and linen apron from ABC Carpet & Home.

Pickled Figs in Balsamic Vinegar

© Young & Hungry

Red-striped raw silk napkin from ABC Carpet & Home.

July 2012 Issue

Trendspotting

Crabmeat Salad

© Antonis Achilleos

Berlin soup cup from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com.

Sunflower-Seed Risotto

© Antonis Achilleos

Digital bowl by Bernardaud, bernardaud.fr.

Hungarian Sausage Stew with Ale

© Antonis Achilleos

Beer glass from Ochre, 212-414-4332 or ochrestore.com; Ripple porcelain pasta plate from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Farmhand Salad with Goat Cheese
Credit: © Antonis Achilleos

© Antonis Achilleos

KU salad serving bowl by Alessi, alessi.com.

Legendary Chef Recipes Made Easy

Goat Cheese Ravioli with Orange and Fennel
Credit: © Christina Holmes

© Christina Holmes

Plate from Davistudio, davistudio.com.

Fettuccine with Spicy Shellfish

© Christina Holmes

Bowl from Davistudio.

The Gastronaut Files: Why Xanthan Gum Belongs in Your Pantry

Coconut Baked Alaska with Pineapple Meringue

© John Kernick

Dressed plate by Alessi, alessi.com; Sabrina fork by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Cold Watermelon Soup
Credit: © John Kernick

© John Kernick

Plate by Serax, serax.com; raw silk red-striped napkin from ABC Carpet & Home.

Lemon Vinaigrette
Credit: © John Kernick

© John Kernick

Structura bowl by Rosenthal (holding salad), rosenthal.de; 1815 green dinner plate (holding fish) by Royal Doulton, 877-900-9973 or wwrd.com; Minima carafe by Holmegaard from Horne, 877-404-6763 or shophorne.com; Moon flatware by Cutipol from Horne; Festival napkin from Sferra, sferra.com.

Best New Chefs and Their Simplest Recipes

Grilled Halibut with Herb Pistou and Walnut Butter
Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Geometry plate by Serax, serax.com; Linea Oro Nero flatware by Mepra, 407-292-2654 or mircenza.com.

Grilled Oysters with Spiced Tequila Butter
Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Black platter by Alice Goldsmith Ceramics, alicegoldsmithceramics.com; Pott oyster fork from Fitzsu, 323-655-1908 or fitzsu.com.

Stuffed Veal Breast with Gigante Beans
Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Inca porcelain plate by Daniel Levy, daniellevyporcelain.com.

Rice and Sweet Corn Porridge with Dried Scallops

© Con Poulos

Matte silver bowl from Dandelion, 415-436-9500 or dandelionsf.com; Python napkin from Huddleson Linens, huddlesonlinens.com; fork by Mono from Fitzsu.

Southeast Asian Rib Eye Steaks

© Con Poulos

Porcelain blue swirl plate by Gleena, gleena.com; Caos flatware by Richard Ginori, richardginori1735.com.

Melon, Berry and Feta Salad
Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Charcoal Ripple porcelain plate from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Potato Gnocchi with Pastrami Ragù
Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Petite fork by DVF, dvf.com; Charcoal Ripple porcelain tray from ABC Carpet & Home.

Escarole Salad with Clams and Grilled Corn

© Con Poulos

Mediterraneo bowl by Richard Ginori.

Grilled Mackerel with Lardo, Avocado and Jalapeño on Toast
Thin slices of lardo (Italian cured pork back fat) are the key to this luscious, elevated take on your basic avocado toast recipe. The bread is grilled with olive oil, leaving it perfectly charred, and then rubbed with garlic clove. The avocado salad is made of avocado tossed with marjoram, jalapeño and lemon juice.
| Credit: © Con Poulos

© Con Poulos

Plate by Daniel Levy; fork by Mono from Fitzsu.

2009 Chehalem INOX ($17)

© Con Poulos

Bowl from Caroline Swift, carolineswift.com; napkin from Non-Perishable Goods, nonperishablegoods.bigcartel.com; fork by Mono from Fitzsu.

A Chef’s July Fourth on Cumberland Island

White Gazpacho

© John Kernick

Day 6: Tabernacle Crush
This light and refreshing cocktail is reminiscent of both the American South and the South of France. It's made with fresh peach, fresh basil, gin, Lillet, lemon juice, club soda and a bit of simple syrup. If that doesn't sound like a perfect drink then we don't know how to please you.
| Credit: JOHN KERNICK

© John Kernick

A Chef's July Fourth on Cumberland Island

© John Kernick

Dauville bowl from Canvas, 212-461-1496 or canvashomestore.com; plate by Potomak Studio, potomak.it; Celeste high ball glasses by Ralph Lauren, 888-475-7674 or ralphlaurenhome.com; Maya Chief striped pillow (on swinging porch bench) by D. Bryant Archie Textiles, dbryantarchie.com.

A Chef’s July Fourth on Cumberland Island

© John Kernick

Fjord tablecloth and runner by Libeco, libecohomestores.com; glasses by Bill Cotton, billycotton.com; bowl (holding salad) by Brickett Davda, brickettdavda.com; vintage stripe coral pillow by John Robshaw Textiles, johnrobshaw.com.

Butter Pecan Cookie and Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches

© John Kernick

Divine Twine bakers twine from Whisker Graphics, whiskergraphics.com.

June 2012 Issue

Trendspotting

Rosalind Russell
Credit: © Antonis Achilleos

© Antonis Achilleos

Giarimi Champagne glasses from Huset Shop, huset-shop.com.

Kentucky Special

© Antonis Achilleos

Lola tumbler by Baccarat, baccarat.com.

Make-Ahead Grilling

Provençal Leg of Lamb

© Lucas Allen

Table Deck Stubby: Walnut charcuterie board by Geoffrey Lilge, onourtable.ca; Festival linen dinner napkin in Canary from Sferra, sferra.com; Sabrina fork by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com; Ripple porcelain tray (used as plate) from ABC Carpet & Home.

Spiced-Tofu Sandwiches
Credit: © Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

Lavender stoneware plate by Suite One Studio, suiteonestudioceramics.com; Fjord linen napkin in Heather by Libeco Home, libecohomestores.com.

Balsamic-Marinated Flank Steak
Credit: © Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

All props from Ikea, ikea.com.

Tandoori Salmon
Credit: Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

Shrimp and Scallops with Lemony Soy
Credit: © Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

Blue platter by Elephant Ceramics, elephantceramics.com; Boxwood Linen napkin in Peacock from March, 415-931-7433 or marchsf.com.

Gastronaut: Fire-Powered Paella

Chicken-and-Seafood Paella

© John Kernick

Tahoe napkin by Libeco Home, libecohomestores.com.

The Global Grilling Games

Chicken Wings with Molasses Barbecue Sauce
Credit: © John Kernick

© John Kernick

Chicken Thighs Marinated with Homemade Ssam Paste

© John Kernick

Simplicity plates by Dibbern from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com.

Spicy Korean Grilled Pork

© John Kernick

Tile napkin in Plum/Orange by Kim Seybert, kimseybert.com.

Grilled Kale with Garlic, Chiles and Bacon

© John Kernick

Kitchen cloth by Fog Linen from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Soul Food for a Hungry City

Gin-Campari Old-Fashioned
Credit: © Marcus Nilsson

© Marcus Nilsson

Carat OF tumblers by Orrefors, orrefors.us.

Soul Food for a Hungry City

© Marcus Nilsson

Black Ripple bowl (holding salad) from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Almond Cake with Lemon and Crème Fraîche Glaze

© Marcus Nilsson

Pink linen napkin from ABC Carpet & Home.

The Chef Who Came to Grill Dinner

Fregola with Charred Onions and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

© Peden + Munk

Grilled Summer Squash with Bagna Cauda and Fried Capers

© Peden + Munk

Resin Beetle bowl in Pink Swirl by Dinosaur Designs, dinosaurdesigns.com; white ceramic plate by Daniel Smith for Ochre, 212-414-4332 or ochrestore.com.

Stone Fruit Pie with Almond Streusel

© Peden + Munk

Camden Sky salad plates (used for pie) by Crate & Barrel, 800-967-6696 or crateandbarrel.com.

May 2012 Issue

Trendspotting

Pepino's Revenge
Credit: © Antonis Achilleos

© Antonis Achilleos

Brilliance tumbler by Jasper Conran for Waterford, uk.wwrd.com.

Blooming Bibb Lettuce Salad
Credit: © Antonis Achilleos

© Antonis Achilleos

Pleated Swirl accent plate by Marchesa for Lenox, 800-223-4311 or lenox.com.

The Family-Food Whisperer

The Family-Food Whisperer

© Lucy Schaeffer

Socks Rolled Down tumbler from Marimekko, us.marimekko.com; Vihkiruusu oilcloth placemat from Marimekko.

Avocado Crostini Two Ways

© Lucy Schaeffer

Lempi glass by Matti Klenell from Iittala, iittala.com; buttering board in green by Ferm Living, ferm-living.com.

Turkey Meatballs Two Ways
Credit: © Lucy Schaeffer

© Lucy Schaeffer

Fantasia dinner fork in Light Blue by Mepra from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; Teema plate by Kaj Franck from Iittala.

Beef: Best Value Cuts

Affordable Cuts of Beef

© John Kernick

Fog Linen kitchen cloth from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Beef Medallions with Bacon and Morels

© John Kernick

Pan by All-Clad, all-clad.com; Sabrina salad spoon by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home.

Day 7: Grilled Lemon-and-Garlic-Marinated Flat Iron Steak
Flat iron steaks are perfect for marinades, like the garlicky one in this easy recipe.
| Credit: John Kernick

© John Kernick

Lodge Logic cast-iron reversible grill/griddle from Broadway Panhandler, 866-266-5927 or broadwaypanhandler.com.

Healthy, Authentic Asian Cooking

Thai Chicken with Hot-Sour-Salty-Sweet Sauce

© John Kernick

Platter by Noa Ceramics, noaceramics.com; Pink Thistle (top left) and Pink Stella (bottom right) fabric by Madeline Weinrib, madelineweinrib.com.

Silky Burmese-Style Eggplant
Credit: © John Kernick

© John Kernick

Red Lentil Dal with Tamarind and Asparagus

© John Kernick

Beige 4 fabric (left) by Muriel Brandolini from Holland & Sherry, hollandandsherry.com; Elephant fabric (right) by Les Indiennes, lesindiennes.com.

My Favorite YouTube Cooking Lessons

Crispy Corn Tortillas with Chicken and Cheddar
Credit: © Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

Ales fabric by Manuel Canovas from Cowtan & Tout, cowtan.com.

Crunchy Pork-Kimchi Burgers
Credit: © Lucas Allen

© Lucas Allen

Bowl by Serax, serax.com.

Japanese-Style Trout with Dashi

© Lucas Allen

Vence napkin in Spice by Libeco Home, libecohomestores.com.

Best New Pastry Chefs

Milk Chocolate Crémeux with Sesame Crème Anglaise

© Jonny Valiant

Mimosa Mint plates by Cacharel from Michael C. Fina, 800-289-3462 or michaelcfina.com; Multi-Check napkin in Aqua by Tina Chen Design from Lynnens, 866-629-3659 or lynnens.com.

Hazelnut-Brown-Butter Brownies

© Jonny Valiant

Waterlily Chocolate Coral fabric by Allegra Hicks, allegrahicks.com; pink Blossom plate by Bodo Sperlein for Nikko Ceramics, nikko-bodosperlein.com.

Vanilla Semifreddo and Orange Sorbet Terrine

© Jonny Valiant

Fantasia dinner fork in Pink by Mepra from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; R156 ikat fabric by Bermingham & Co., berminghamfabrics.com; pink Cloud plate by Bodo Sperlein for Nikko Ceramics.

Lemon, Poppy and Chèvre Cheesecakes with Rhubarb
Fresh goat cheese pairs perfectly with cooked rhubarb for these luscious cheesecakes.
| Credit: PHOTO © JONNY VALIANT

© Jonny Valiant

T132 ikat fabric by Bermingham & Co.; Blossom plates by Bodo Sperlein for Nikko Ceramics.

Top Chef Challenge

Salmon Carpaccio with Lemon Aioli and Pork Rind Crumble
Credit: © Antonis Achilleos

© Antonis Achilleos

Square plate by Serax, serax.com; 1815 Tapas dip tray by Royal Doulton, 877-900-9973 or wwrd.com.

April 2012 Issue

Dinner Party with Wine’s Power Couple

Crab Imperial with Red Pepper
Credit: © Michael Turek

© Michael Turek

Dinner Party with Wine’s Power Couple

© Michael Turek

Anemone tray by Christofle from Neiman Marcus, 888-888-4757 or neimanmarcus.com; wineglasses by Baccarat, baccarat.com.

Spinach Salad with Garlic-Cider Vinaigrette

© Michael Turek

Red-Wine-Braised Beef Shanks
Credit: © Michael Turek

© Michael Turek

Lucky Butterflies ornament by Baccarat; Lilac plates (holding salad) by Christiane Perrochon from Sue Fisher King, 888-811-7276 or suefisherking.com; Vuelta charger by Jars Ceramics from Anthem, 415-440-6500 or anthemsf.com.

Strozzapreti with Lamb Ragù

© Michael Turek

Serving bowl by Daniel Levy from Anthem.

The Ultimate High-Low Pairing Guide

2009 Ridge Estate Chardonnay

© Anna Williams

Hermès Bleus d’Ailleurs dinner plate, 800-441-4488 or usa.hermes.com; Cactus sterling silver dinner fork by Gundorph Albertus from Georg Jensen, 800-546-5253 or georgjensen.com; Patrician white wineglass by Josef Hoffmann for Lobmeyr from Neue Galerie, 212-628-6200 or neuegalerie.org; Khiva fabric from Pierre Frey, pierrefrey.com; Modern Classic white salad/dessert plate by Donna Hay for Royal Doulton, 877-900-9973 or wwrd.com.

Korean Seafood Pancakes

© Anna Williams

Sendan-Tokusa (Blue Line) Series blue-and-white-striped plate from Pearl River, 800-878-2446 or pearlriver.com; Monaco plate from Fishs Eddy, 877-347-4733 or fishseddy.com; Petite Collection fork and knife by Diane von Furstenberg, 888-472-2383 or dvf.com; Malachite paper in Wavy Navy by Brett Design, brettdesignwallpaper.com; Soapstone bowl from Canvas, 212-461-1496 or canvashomestore.com; Sendan-Tokusa (Blue Line) Series bowl from Pearl River.

Spice-Glazed Lamb Chops with Red Wine– Coffee Pan Sauce
Credit: © Anna Williams

© Anna Williams

Tortoise Gold Finition dinner plate by Jaune de Chrome from DeVine Corp., 732-751-0500 or devinecorp.net; Cream Scale Platinum Finition dessert plate by Jaune de Chrome from DeVine Corp.; Duquetterie fabric by Tony Duquette for Jim Thompson, jimthompson.com; Adrien wineglass by Astier de Villatte from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Lamb-and-Spinach-Stuffed Onions
Credit: © Anna Williams

© Anna Williams

Saucer lunch plate by Joan Pottery, joanplattpottery.com; Classic Carved Fawn salad plate by Alice Goldsmith Ceramics from Michael C. Fina, 800-289-3462 or michaelcfina.com; Festival linen napkin in Mustard from Sferra, sferra.com; Willow wine goblet from Canvas; Ombre glass by Bobby Flay for Kohl’s, kohls.com; Due Ice Oro fork by Mepra from Lekker Home, lekkerhome.com.

Shaking Beef

© Anna Williams

Atlas saucer by Nymphenburg from Kneen & Co., 773-880-8424 or kneenandco.com; dinner plate by Potomak Studio from ABC Carpet & Home; Pensees bread and butter plate from Bernardaud, bernardaud.fr; Bakou fabric in Prune from Pierre Frey; Otto black matte stainless steel fork by TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; crystal wineglass by Polka for Lobmeyr from Kneen & Co.; Iride water tumbler in Amethyst by Missoni for Richard Ginori, richardginori1735.com.

Asian Beef with Basil
Credit: © Anna Williams

© Anna Williams

Pebblestone dinner plate in Eggplant by Diane von Furstenberg; Provence plate by Jars Ceramics for Crate & Barrel, 800-967-6696 or crateandbarrel.com; Tenugui napkin from Tortoise General Store, 310-314-8448 or tortoisegeneralstore.com; chopsticks from Pearl River; Basalt tray in Slate Gray by Revol from Amazon, amazon.com; Derby wine goblet from Canvas.

Wild Mushroom Lasagna

© Anna Williams

Penne with Asparagus, Peas, Mushrooms and Cream

© Anna Williams

Provo Prima rectangular porcelain placemat by Paola Navone for Richard Ginori from TableArt; Patrician red wineglass by Josef Hoffmann for Lobmeyr from Neue Galerie; Horn round bowl by Roost from Velocity Art and Design, 866-781-9494 or velocityartanddesign.com; Amanda napkin in Orange by Roberta Freymann, robertafreymann.com; Twirl red wineglass by Diane von Furstenberg; Solar Eclipse plate from Pearl River.

March 2012 Issue

Germination Nation

Super Sprout Chopped Salad

© Antonis Achilleos

Striped fabric by Hable Construction, 718-834-1752 or hableconstruction.com; porcelain salad forks by Tsé & Tsé from Cube Marketplace, 213-542-3337 or cubemarketplace.com; bowl by Serax, serax.com.

Fast: Healthy Snack Attack

Nori Snack Mix

© Quentin Bacon

Piccolo bowl by Eno from Fitzsu, 323-655-1908 or fitzsu.com.

Black Pepper Kettle Corn

© Quentin Bacon

Funnel by Seletti, 347-732-5270 or selettinorthamerica.com.

Well-Being: Gail Simmons Unpacks Her Knives

Quinoa and Brown Rice Bowl with Vegetables and Tahini

© Quentin Bacon

Bowl by Rina Menardi from Provide, 604-632-0095 or providehome.com; sauce bowl in ash by MUD Australia from Horne, 877-404-6763 or shophorne.com.

https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/shakshuka-with-fennel-and-feta

© Quentin Bacon

Ceramic pan by 4th-market from Baum-Kuchen, shop.baum-kuchen.net.

Tasting Room

In Praise of Powerful Cabernet

© Seth Smoot

In Praise of Powerful Cabernet

© Seth Smoot

Movia Bordeaux glass from Italian Wine Merchants, 212-473-2323 or italianwinemerchants.com; Robert Mondavi Bordeaux glass by Waterford from Bloomingdale’s, bloomingdales.com; Riedel Vitis Cabernet glass from Riedel, riedel.com; Riedel O Bordeaux wine tumbler from Williams-Sonoma, williams-sonoma.com; Zalto Denk’Art Bordeaux glass by Aldo Sohm from Winemonger, 866-966-6437 or winemonger.com; Baccarat Woods of Euphoria Bordeaux glass from Neiman Marcus, 866-908-1191 or baccarat.neimanmarcus.com; Holmegaard Cabernet glass from Fitzsu, 323-655-1908 or fitzsu.com; Rosenthal TAC 02 Bordeaux glass from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; Schott Zwiesel Pure Cabernet glass from Crystal Classics, 800-999-0655 or crystalclassics.com.

Natural Curiosity at Home

Egg Sandwich with Mustard Greens and Avocado

© Paul Costello

Wooden board by Sagaform from Yolk, 323-660-4315 or shopyolk.com.

Natural Curiosities at Home

© Paul Costello

Baking tray by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com; dotted bowl from Driade, 305-572-2915 or driademiami.com; Fantasia serving spoon by Mepra from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com; ceramic serving bowl from OK Store, 323-653-3501 or okthestore.com.

The 21st Century Healthy Pantry

Johnny Monis’s Guide to Lean Meats

© Con Poulos

Nature’s Canvas sandstone dinner plate by Wedgwood, 877-900-9973 or na.wwrd.com; fork by Mono, mono.de; offset mosaic tile in metallic black by Ann Sacks, annsacks.com; kitchen cloth by Fog Linen from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Akasha Richmond’s Vegan Grocery List

© Con Poulos

Graphite bowl by Vera Wang for Wedgwood.

Elisabeth Prueitt’s Guide to Healthy Grains

© Con Poulos

H+ canister from Alder & Co, 503-224-1647 or alderandcoshop.com; Dusk dinner plate by Vera Wang for Wedgwood; offset mosaic tile in gloss white by Ann Sacks.

The 2,000-Degree Dinner Party

Sweet Cauliflower-and-Carrot Pickles

© Fredrika Stjärne

Napoli tablecloth by Libeco-Lagae, libecohomestores.com.

A 2,000-Degree Dinner Party with the Artisans at Esque

© Fredrika Stjärne

Porcelain plates by Jan Burtz from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com; glassware by Esque Studio, 503-289-6392 or esque-studio.com.

Blistered Snap Peas with Mint
Credit: © FREDRIKA STJÄRNE

© Fredrika Stjärne

Platter by Christiane Perrochon, christianeperrochon.com; Off Pitcher + Cup 2012 by Esque Studio.

Curried Carrot Soup with Tarragon Oil

© Fredrika Stjärne

Lump bowl by Esque Studio.

Top Chef Top 10

Whole-Wheat Fettuccine with Arugula Pesto

© Antonis Achilleos

Porcelain plate by Jan Burtz from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

February 2012 Issue

The Perennial Plate’s Great American Road Trip

Farro Salad with Smoked Trout

© Pernille Pedersen

Bowl by Jan Burtz from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com; server by Tina Frey from Horne, 877-404-6763 or shophorne.com; Organic Sand plates from The Conran Shop, 866-755-9079 or conranusa.com.

Family Dinner Recipes

Speedy Baked Ziti
This is the fastest way to make really good baked ziti. The key is to doctor good-quality jarred tomato sauce with ground meat, onion, garlic and spices. Once the meat is browned, everything comes together quickly and the dish bakes up to gooey cheesy perfection in just 15 minutes.
| Credit: Pernille Pedersen

© Pernille Pedersen

Italian Wedding Soup

Courtesy of Lostine

Rectangular baking dish in Pepper by Revol, revol-usa.com. Perra Cotta pot by 4th-Market from Baum-Kuchen, baum-kuchen.net; Madras kitchen towel from Terrain, 877-583-7724 or shopterrain.com.

Chefs Make Change: Star Chefs’ Dream Recipes

Hummus with Whole Wheat Flatbreads

© Con Poulos

Red Kuri Squash Soup

© Con Poulos

Shadow Line Peacock Classic Estates Collection wall covering from Stark, starkcarpet.com; platter by Elephant Ceramics, elephantceramics.com (left). Chinoiserie green plate from Jasper Conran at Wedgwood, wwrd.com; soup bowl by Christiane Perrochon, christianeperrochon.com; matte black spoon by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 (right).

Pork Tinga

© Con Poulos

North African Fish Stew

© Con Poulos

Polychrome bowl with aqua interior by Middle Kingdom Porcelain, 800-560-2146 middlekingdomporcelain.com; glass tumblers by Nicole Farhi, nicolefarhi.com (left). Ikat tablecloth from The Gardener, thegardener.com; Tourron dinner plate by Jars from Didriks, 617-354-5700 or didriks.com (right).

Warm Quinoa Salad with Carrots and Grilled Chicken

© Con Poulos

Latin-Spiced Chicken in Lettuce Cups

© Con Poulos

Tourron dinner plate by Jars from Didriks (left). Dinner plate by Christiane Perrochon (right).

Sautéed Radishes with Orange Butter

© Con Poulos

Pasta with Roasted Squash, Sausage and Pecans

© Con Poulos

Winterthur Garden wall covering from Stark (left). Tourron dinner plate by Jars from Didriks; serving bowl by Brickett Davda from March, 415-931-7433 or marchsf.com; Glass Family goblet from Alessi, 212-941-7300 or alessi.com (right).

Roast Chicken Thighs with Lentil Stew

© Con Poulos

Garlicky Potatoes, Green Beans and Cauliflower

© Con Poulos

Serving bowls (with lentils) by Hella Jongerius for Makkum from Wabnitz Editions, Ltd., 614-818-1446 or wabnitzeditions.com (left); Hermit bowl (with beans) by Middle Kingdom Porcelain; matte black servers by Zani & Zani from ABC Carpet & Home (right).

Braised Pork with Cherry Gravy

© Con Poulos

Beet Cake with Bourbon Sauce

© Con Poulos

Peony Place wall covering by Nina Campbell for Osborne & Little, 203-353-0854 or osborneandlittle.com; bowl by Brickett Davda from March; Linea Oro flatware by Mepra from Lekker Home, 877-753-5537 or lekkerhome.com (left). 88/1 glass by Nason & Moretti from TableArt, 323-653-8278 or tableartonline.com (right).

Turkey-and-Pinto-Bean Chili

© Con Poulos

Grilled Polenta with Spinach and Robiola Cheese

© Con Poulos

Cherished Czech casserole by Tsé & Tsé from Fitzsu, 323-655-1908 or fitzsu.com; Mera scarf by Lemlem, 800-515-2779 or lemlem.com; Horn flatware by Roost from Velocity Art and Design, 866-781-9494 or velocityartanddesign.com (left). Haiti fabric from Stark Carpet; serving platter by Elephant Ceramics (right).

Italian Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

© Con Poulos

Cracked Emmer and Carrot Porridge

© Con Poulos

Santiago flatware by Alessi (left). Honeycomb serving bowl by dbO Home, 860-364-6008 or dbohome.com; napkins by Non-Perishable Goods, nonperishablegoods.bigcartel.com (right).

Braised Carrots with Lamb

© Con Poulos

Handmade plates by Jan Burtz from ABC Carpet & Home.

January 2012 Issue

Trendspotting: Start Your Own Food Business

Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp

© Seth Smoot

Coupe ceramic bowls (with shrimp) from The Conran Shop, 866-755-9079 or conranusa.com; towel (with shrimp) from ABC Carpet & Home, 212-473-3000 or abchome.com.

Artisanal Style - Ceramic Jar

Courtesy of Terrain

Artisanal Style - Sycamore Cutting Board

Courtesy of Lostine

Thrown Cutlery white ceramic jar from Terrain, 877-583-7724 or shopterrain.com; The Baguette Board sycamore cutting board by Tyler Hays for Lostine, anthropologie.com or lostine.com.

Artisanal Style - Spears Place Mat

Courtesy of Suki Cheema

Artisanal Style - Maple Syrup

© Nell Dodge for 603 Here and There

Spears place mat by Suki Cheema, sukicheema.com; maple syrup from 603 Here & There, 603hereandthere.com.

American Culinary Icons

Key Lime Pie with Chocolate-Almond Crust

© John Kernick

Gradient tea towel by Scholten & Baijings for Hay from A+R, 800-913-0071 or aplusrstore.com.

Parsnip Triangoli with Aged Balsamic Vinegar

© John Kernick

Zig Zag plate by Paola Navone from Fitzsu, 323-655-1908 or fitzsu.com.

Scallops with Snow Peas, Cauliflower and Peanut Panade

© John Kernick

Powerstone dinner plate by Diane von Furstenberg, 888-472-2383 or dvf.com; "Hicks? Hexagon" wallpaper by David Hicks from Cole & Son, cole-and-son.com.

Nacho Burgers

© John Kernick

"Siirtolapuutarha" plate by Marimekko, marimekko.com.

Olive Oil-Poached Cod with Mussels, Orange and Chorizo

© John Kernick

Blossom deep plate by Bodo Sperlein for Nikko Ceramics, nikkoceramics.com; Moon fork by Cutipol from Horne, 877-404-6763 or shophorne.com.

Crispy Potato Galette with Smoked Fish and Dill Crème

© John Kernick

"Teorema" plate by Isi Milano, isimilano.com; hemstitch linen napkin by Gayle Warwick from The Silver Peacock, 212-426-2610 or thesilverpeacock.com.

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© John Kernick

Bargu Indigo block-printed linen by John Robshaw Textiles, 212-594-6006 or johnrobshaw.com; platter from Antico Doccia from Richard Ginori 1735, richardginori1735.com.

Okra Gumbo with Blue Crabs and Shrimp

© John Kernick

Spoon from Ochre, 212-414-4332 or ochrestore.com.

2009 Copain Tous Ensemble Syrah

© John Kernick

Palais Chinois wallpaper by Osborne & Little, 203-359-1500 or osborneandlittle.com; Tonsui plate from Dandelion, 415-436-9500 or dandelionsf.com.

The Ultimate Wine Geek Road Trip

Honey-Glazed Lamb with Herbes de Provence

© Con Poulos

Willow wine goblets from Canvas, 212-461-1496 or canvashomestore.com.

Trout Schnitzel with Lemon-Chile Butter

© Con Poulos

Taste tray by Paolo Navone for Reichenbach from Tabula Tua, 888-535-6590 or tabulatua.com.