January 21, 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.

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.

One potato, two potato

Hot enough inside? Longing for a cool dish? Turn to the trusty potato and get creative

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