Now's the time of the year for denial: for pretending that you'll start on those your New Year's resolutions next week; that you just love the snow (or that it will eventually snow); that summer vacation isn't so far away; that if you don't look at your banking information it will resolve itself.
And perhaps the best way to continue living in an alternate reality is to spend a lot of time head-down in the kitchen, making pastas and puddings and salads and sorbets until it's no longer January.
Therefore, recipes for every lie you're telling yourself this month. May the rejection of reality continue.
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).
A (former) student of English, a lover of raisins, a user of comma splices. My spirit animal is an eggplant. I'm probably the person who picked all of the cookie dough out of the cookie dough ice cream. For that, I'm sorry.