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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.

Thyme on my hands

Garden smells can behave like Proustian enchantments, bringing back memories of a lifetime of foods.

Twin peeks

One cook's love affair with "exotic" food began at age 15 in a high school cafeteria in Houston.

Heart to resist

A romantic Valentine's Day dinner out? Not for the author, who'd prefer waiting a day. Here's why.

Sensuously scintillating sauce

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

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.

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