Sel de la Terre: Campfire Braised Beef with Rainbow Potatoes

If planning a camping trip leaves you reaching for processed meat, Suzanne Podhaizer suggests you reconsider. “Humans have been cooking over fire for 1.9 million years,” Podhaizer says. “The hotdog wasn’t invented until 1871.” Thanks to a campground cooking partnership between Vermont State Parks and Podhaizer’s food consultancy Sel de la Terre, the educator and... Read More

Mount Gay Rum Punch

“Wha gine on?” As I wove through a Friday night crowd on the island of Barbados, I passed friends slapping hands and greeting each other in Barbadian slang. I’d come to Oistin’s Fish Fry—one of the islands social hubs—along with a good-timing crowd of locals who were kicking off the weekend with freshly caught fish,... Read More

Short Ribs with Cheddar Polenta Cake

A recipe for meltingly tender short ribs served alongside crisp-fried cheddar polenta cakes. These are perfect paired with Old Soul Petite Sarah.

Sister Pie’s Minted Pea and Potato Hand Pies

The very first warm weather brings a welcome harvest of fresh shell peas to Michigan, where Sister Pie’s Lisa Ludwinski gives them a starring role in her Detroit bakery’s minted pea and potato hand pies. “Fresh peas are so perfectly bright, big, and crunchy,” says Ludwinski, who includes the recipe in her baking cookbook Sister... Read More

Strawberry Tart with Verbena Cream

this simple recipe is the perfect way to use the last, sweet strawberries of the season, and it’s elevated to an unforgettably French treat when paired with a sweet Languedoc wine.