Crisp Tomato, Zucchini and Eggplant Bread Gratin Jerry Traunfeld created this gorgeous gratin to highlight ripe, juicy tomatoes and other late-summer vegetables, which moisten the crispy bread crust as they bake.
Jam-Filled Mezzaluna Cookies- Using a recipe Nancy Silverton taught her for a super-buttery dough, Dahlia Narvaez made vanilla-scented cookies shaped like mezzaluna ("half moon") pasta and filled them with a mixed-berry jam she found in Panicale.
Thai Green Curry - (Use store bought curry paste?) Nigel Slater, a host of PBS's Great Food, says, "The first recipe I cooked on television was this green curry. I presented it in a beautiful brass bow.
Leeks turn sweet and luscious simmered in salted water and dressed with a simple red wine vinaigrette. Chef Armand Arnal heightens the flavor with fresh toasted walnuts and shavings of the firm farmstead sheep's-milk cheese Tomme de Brebis.