On the Short List

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:00 AM

Taking a cue from the appeal of designated checkout lines, we offer a group of recipes that call for a total of nine items or fewer. They are easy and a little offbeat, and they reaffirm the fact that good food cooked at home can start with something simple.

Bouchons au Thon

Eggplant With Bacon and Caraway

Broiled Boston Scrod With New England Egg Sauce

Lucia's Walnut Cake

Dama Bianca

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