Follow these cooking rules, our chefs’ recipes and your instincts, and you and your guests will eat very well indeed.
Unless otherwise specified, all salt is Kosher.
All pepper is freshly ground and black.
All butter is unsalted.
Flour is always all-purpose.
All wine is dry.
If you want good results, always buy the best possible products: properly grown local vegetables and meat from animals that were naturally, humanely raised.
Buy products from artisan producers whenever possible.
Never cook with wine you would be unprepared to drink.