Set aside a weekend afternoon to make this perfect winter dinner

An oval casserole dish of gnocchi gratin garnished with crispy sage leaves.
An oval casserole dish of gnocchi gratin garnished with crispy sage leaves.
Photo: Aya Brackett

Gnocchi Gratin


It depends on your level of commitment

A person with short salt-and-pepper gray hair + matching facial hair and glasses talking, holding a glass bottle.
A person with short salt-and-pepper gray hair + matching facial hair and glasses talking, holding a glass bottle.
Mossimo Bottura. Photo: MasterClass


It may also change your mind about tofu

Photo: Burcu Avsar & Zach DeSart


A vegetable recipe with a little beef

Shallow bowl of beef stew with large chunks of potato, garnished with chopped parsley.
Shallow bowl of beef stew with large chunks of potato, garnished with chopped parsley.
Photo: Mark Bittman


Q&A

Cooking more doesn’t have to mean wasting more

A head of cauliflower next to small piles of cauliflower stems, florets, leaves, stalks, and ribs, respectively.
A head of cauliflower next to small piles of cauliflower stems, florets, leaves, stalks, and ribs, respectively.
Photos courtesy of Belmond Mount Nelson


Turns out, they’re inspiring, too

A handwritten list of “Culinary Desires” and a pen on a woven rug next to a calendar turned to the January page.


Shit! What’s For Dinner?

Dishes to look forward to this week

A drawing of a grain bowl.
A drawing of a grain bowl.
Illustration: Elsma Ramirez

Grain Bowls


REEF Technology may change how we think of restaurants post-Covid

A pop-up REEF kitchen.
A pop-up REEF kitchen.
(Here, notably not in a parking garage.) Photo: REEF Technology


Win a print until Feb. 2: Otherwise, consider 1. and 3.

A drawing of a hamburger castle.


Shit! What’s For Dinner?

Quick and easy winter dishes

A bowl of mussels
A bowl of mussels
Photo: Shyman/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Heated

Food from every angle: From Medium x Mark Bittman

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