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Salt and Vinegar Potato Salad

Photo by Tom McCorkle and Food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post   If you love the pucker-y flavor of salt-and-vinegar potato chips, this salad is for you. In it, satisfying skin-on spuds are doused with vinegar and sprinkled with salt while they are still warm for optimal acid infusion. Then they areRead More

Greek-Style Chicken with Potatoes, Peppers, Olives and Feta

Photo by Randi Baird, Food Styling by Suzanne Lenzer and Prop Styling by Maeve Sheridan   Since my very first swoon-worthy bite of spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) at a church festival in Queens, New York as a child, I have had a thing for Greek food. From my perspective today it makes perfect sense. SoRead More

Radicchio and Red Grapefruit Salad

Photo by Tom McCorkle and food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post   This salad centers on red winter produce, with radicchio bringing a peppery crispness, red grapefruit adding its signature bite mellowed by juicy sweetness, and red onion offering an enlivening snap. That pleasantly bitter trio is countered with a lightly sweetenedRead More

Mustard-Glazed Salmon With Garden Lentils

Photo by Tom McCorkle and food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post   This dish of mustard-glazed salmon served over a vibrant saute of lentils with fresh vegetables, lemon and thyme brims with color, flavor and nutrition. While beluga (a.k.a. black) or French lentils are ideal because of their elegant, caviar-like appearance, brownRead More

Winter Vegetable Soup with Miso

Photo by Tom McCorkle and food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post   A couple of tablespoons of miso catapult this simple winter vegetable soup to one that is truly special, with a layered, deep savory taste that plays off the earthiness and sweetness of the vegetables beautifully. Instead of the carrots andRead More