As a nation, we didn't know we loved tomato soup until someone condensed it and put it in a can. That's when it became a steady presence on our tables, a fixture in our pantries and in our imaginations. (It's no accident that Andy Warhol's most famous soup can silkscreen is of tomato soup and not, say, vegetable beef.) To those of us who grew up loving the ready-made stuff, a recipe for homemade cream of tomato soup–a variation popularized in 1900, when Campbell's started printing the…
Pumpkin-Chickpea Curry by Saveur. With warming notes of curry and cinnamon, this hearty vegetable curry—a recipe that test kitchen director Kellie Evans used to make while catering film and television shows—is perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening.
For this Indonesian version of fried rice, leftover rice is stir-fried with a seasoning paste made from chiles, shrimp paste, and palm sugar, yielding a richly flavored dish that's ridiculously delicious. See the recipe »
Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake - A heady mixture of olive oil and preserved oranges flavors this moist, dense Sicilian dessert. The recipe is based on one in The Perfect Finish: Special Desserts for Every Occasion by Bill Yosses and Melissa Clark (W. W. Norton, 2010).