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Cook the Book: Tuna Tartine

As much as I love tuna, I've always dreaded the classic tuna salad, gloopy with mayo or Miracle Whip. Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond's open-face tuna salad sandwich couldn't be more different. Dressed with olive oil and lemon juice,... More

Cook the Book: 'Almost Meatless'

If meat has always been the star of your meal, and vegetables, grains, and starches merely supporting acts, it can be a real challenge to redistribute the roles. But there are many good reasons to switch to an ensemble cast mindset, from environmental health to your own, and Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond are here to help. Almost Meatless is a collection of recipes in which modest quantities of meat—if meat is used at all—enhance, rather than dominate, dishes. Despite its focus on healthy and responsible eating, the book is neither puritan nor militant in tone. If you've followed the authors' Meat Lite column here on Serious Eats, you'll recognize in Almost Meatless their gentle, persuasive voices and eminently... More

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