January 20, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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Suzanne's Taste

Suzanne Dunaway

Suzanne divides her time between the U.S, Italy and southern France.

Sensuously scintillating sauce

For the writer, food writing has lost its mind, a slave to overwriting, forced exaggeration and misbegotten trends.

Shelve it

Ever seen a recipe that casually calls for "herbs and spices"? If so, think twice about taking orders.

Bean here, done that

In winter, one of the world's great meat-and-bean dishes, cassoulet, can rescue you from all manner of chills.

Unthinking the avocado

Pondering food can push you light years away from enjoying what goes into your mouth.

The kitchen within

Amid unfolding natural tragedy and tales of woe, it takes a cook to tell you where to seek refuge: in the kitchen.

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