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Savory Tomato Scones

Most scones suffer from being too sweet. I went to the other side—to the savory scone side. You can find sun-dried tomatoes in the dried fruit section, which I like better for this recipe than the jarred kind. This way, you're just adding the dried tomatoes, not any oil or extra liquid. More

Dinner Tonight: Chicken with Pancetta and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

I hardly ever cook with sun-dried tomatoes, mostly because they always seemed like a food fad. I have memories of picking them out of all kinds of things as a kid—salads, pastas—and no great fondness to return to them. Yet it was hard to pass up this recipe, where they work perfectly in a delicious stew of crisp pancetta and soft, caramelized red onions. They melt into the sauce and balance it with a nice acidity and brightness. More

Times Bites

New York Times food-related stories worth checking out if you have the time: A jazz musician dons a chef's toque to cook a Marcella Hazan-inspired Valentine's Day feast for his wife. A legitimately sweet Valentine's Day story. Peter Meehan checks out the latest soba noodle temple, Soba Totto. Some day I'd like to go on a soba noodle tour of New York. Where should I go? People with OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) battle powerful demons in restaurants. Mark Bittman cooks up shrimp with sun-dried tomatoes. Do the sun-dried tomatoes overwhelm the shrimp?... More

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