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Cook the Book: The Barcelona Cookbook: Stufsocker, edinat, Erisgrom, eluckstead, and ssultan23. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Roasted Olives

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Each time that I find myself grocery shopping for a dinner party, I make sure to pick up a few snacks for cocktail hour. Being a creature of habit, my pre-dinner nibbles are inevitably Marcona almonds and olives. The almonds... More

Cook the Book: Crepas Salguero

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I've alway thought of making dulce le leche at home as a bit of molecular gastonomy. It's pretty easy, just simmer a can of sweetened condensed milk on your stove top for a few hours and the contents of the... More

Fire-Roasted Peppers with Boquerones

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The following recipe is from the July 8 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Are there certain items that you see on a menu and just cannot resist ordering? For... More

Cook the Book: Almejas con Chorizo

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I'm going to let you in on a little secret: Sautéed clams are one of easiest and most rewarding quick meals that you can make. I think that lots of people are under the assumption that clams, mussels, and oysters... More

Cook the Book: Catalan Potatoes Bravas

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Whenever I see patatas bravas on the menu of a tapas place, I smile. My rudimentary knowledge of Spanish immediately translates this dish to "brave potatoes," and images of heroic, life-saving potatoes come to mind—handsome firefighting russets and dashing life... More

Cook the Book: Gazpacho Borracho

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

Aside from a year of Spanish classes in high school, all of my knowledge of the Spanish language has come from working in restaurants. I can't carry on a basic conversation, but I can dissect a menu like a champ.... More

Cook the Book: 'The Barcelona Cookbook'

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When The Barcelona Cookbook showed up on my desk, I initially thought it was a Spanish cookery book, or perhaps a cookbook of tapas recipes. As it turns out, The Barcelona Cookbook is both of these and more. It is a collection of recipes from Barcelona Wine Bar and Restaurants, a group of six restaurants located throughout Connecticut. While the cuisine served at all of the Barcelona restaurants can loosely be called Spanish, the menu is peppered with international influences from the backgrounds of this restaurant group's two owners, Sasa Mahr-Batuz and Andy Pforzheimer. Mahr-Batuz is a former professional tennis champion and restaurateur, and Pforzheimer is a Harvard-educated chef whose varied resume includes cooking dinners for the Harvard Lampoon, working... More

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