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Last Week's Contest Winners

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Cook the Book: How to Roast a Lamb: AnaisKoi, feep, Karen Moore, MiaPita, and sahmad550. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Grilled Sardines with Chopped Salad and Skordalia Soup

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[Photograph: Caroline Russock] After a week of recreating recipes from How to Roast a Lamb by Michael Psilakis, it occurred to me that I haven't had such consistently healthy meals in a long time. During normal weeks I'll go through... More

Cook the Book: Lamb Burger

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[Photograph: Caroline Russock] Michael Psilakis' Lamb Burger might not be a traditional burger, but it is one awesome sandwich. The burger consists of a 70/30 mix of ground lamb and pork seasoned with charred onions, fresh parsley, and dill, Dijon... More

Octopus with Chickpea Salad

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The following recipe is from the November 11 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! One of the best things about the recipes in How to Roast a Lamb by Michael... More

Cook the Book: Pork Soffrito with Spicy Peppers and Cabbage

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"The final dish is a happy meeting of opposites: hot and cold, sweet and sour, cooked and raw." This Pork Soffrito with Spicy Peppers and Cabbage is a one-plate meal that combines ingredients I never would have thought to add... More

Cook the Book: Sweet and Sour Eggplant and Onion Stew

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Middle Eastern flavors have been bouncing around the Mediterranean for centuries and worked their way into Greek cuisine long ago. Cinnamon found its way into Greek cooking through the Turks, who brought it with them during their occupancy. Greece declared... More

Cook the Book: Greek Salad

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This is actually the Greek Cobb Salad from Michael Psilakis' restaurant Kefi. [Photograph: Robyn Lee] When I deiced to tackle How to Roast a Lamb by Michael Psilakis I made the mistake of thinking I had to make a special... More

Cook the Book: 'How to Roast a Lamb'

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Sometimes it seems like no cuisine is as underappreciated as Greek cuisine. It's a food culture with a long and glorious history of fresh Mediterranean ingredients, but why has it been relegated to the ranks of soggy spanakopita and wilted Greek salads, heavy with greying black olives and stinky feta? Psilakis started in the front of the house, waiting tables in a T.G.I. Friday's. This cuisine is crying out for a champion and Michael Psilakis is just the man for the job. Raised in a food-focused first generation Greek-American family in Long Island, New York, Psilakis was a late bloomer in the restaurant world. Unlike most chefs, Psilakis started in the front of the house, waiting tables in a T.G.I.... More

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