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Piperade From 'Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food'

Imagine waking up, head throbbing, room spinning, stomach growling. Too. Much. Wine. Waiting in the kitchen, left by some benevolent fantasy akin to the Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy, is a pan steaming with silky, slightly caramelized peppers and onions, crumbles of spicy chorizo, and golden, life-giving eggs. This is Jody Williams' Piperade from her book, Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food. More

Saucy Tomato Poached Eggs with Kale and Wheat Berries From 'Whole-Grain Mornings'

Megan Gordon's take on shakshuka in her new cookbook, Whole-Grain Mornings, isn't particularly traditional. There are some Anaheim chiles in there for heat, sure, and the gently poached eggs and tomato sauce meld together into a wonderfully comforting rich stew. Yet Gordon bulks up the dish with chewy wheat berries and chopped kale for color and texture. More

Apricot Pistachio Granola From 'Whole-Grain Mornings'

Granola was the object of my first breakfast obsession (since then, it has been a rotating cast of oatmeal, toast, and muesli). My mom would make giant batches of honey, almond, and sesame granola every few months, pulling out the giant roasting pan and spending hours near the stove, stirring, as the cereal transformed from dry oats to a sweet, toasty treat. Megan Gordon's apricot pistachio granola from her new cookbook, Whole-Grain Mornings, is a version of one of her company's best-sellers. More

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