Arugula & Mint Salad

An infinitely variable salad. Substitute basil for mint; goat cheese for mozzarella; baby spinach for arugula. Add Sicilian tuna and olives to turn it into lunch. It’s best when the cherry tomatoes are overflowing at

Caramelized Onions

Steak sandwiches are only vehicles for these addictive onions. Make extra and freeze it, portioned in plastic bags. I add them, thawed and reheated, to sandwiches, salads, and pizza. Ingredients [Makes 1-2 cups, depending on

Garlic Aioli

It’s funny what happens to mayonnaise when you add garlic, lemon, a ton of parsley and call it aioli. It transforms from gross gloop to a gourmet spread. Just don’t tell your friends how you

The Kitchen

Becky Cooper was born in New York and has been cooking and traveling, stomach-first, ever since: to Japan’s Tsukiji fish market, to Galicia’s best pulperia, and to the tiny Italian town of Città Della Pieve