Nancy Pollard

Kitchen Detail: Superior Pepper Mills

Beyond the usual grind.

February 29, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: The Best Chocolate Cake . . . Ever

Dreary February kinda requires this indulgence, no?

February 22, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: Italy, Really

These is a genuine Italy out there, and this special service will help you find it–at a reader discount!

February 15, 2024

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Valentine’s Day Advice

A V-Day gift? Making this meal together.

February 9, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: A Sweet Mess

Food has nothing to do with politics and policies? Read on.

February 2, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: The All-American Diner

Europeans love the classic eatery we sometimes take for granted.

January 25, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: Upside-Down Everything

Think life is topsy-turvy? Cakes can be too.

January 18, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: Greeting a New Year

Traditions Northern, Southern, and . . . Italian.

January 11, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: Butternut Squash Risotto

The squash is not just for pie.

January 4, 2024

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Kitchen Detail: Pomologically Speaking

The USDA’s surprising artistic treasure—thousands of fruit drawings.

December 21, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Raspberry Winter

Heating the berries in a sabayon sauce makes cold winter months disappear.

December 14, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Seriously Sole

A simple recipe based on the best fish out there, Dover Sole.

December 7, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Taking Stock

Squirreling ingredients away can lead to a delicious base for cooking.

November 30, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: From Flat Stanley to Flat Soufflé

These classic egg dishes don’t always have to rise to the occasion.

November 16, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Food Here and There

Nancy Pollard examines why she and the Resident Wine Maniac feel better while eating in Europe.

November 9, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: A Primer on Hand Pies

Cathy Barrow got Kitchen Detail thinking outside the pie pan.

November 2, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Popping Up for Fall

Just in time: Something else to do at the last minute on Thanksgiving Day!

October 26, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: A Cake for Queen Anne

A clever shift away from cream cheese makes a majestic difference.

October 19, 2023

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