Mary Brown Malouf

Mary Brown Malouf is the Executive Editor of Salt Lake magazine and Utah's expert on local food and dining. She does not, however, know how to make a decent cup of coffee.
Advertismentspot_img

Lucky Duck: Preparing the Perfect Holiday Bird

Elegance and heartiness in one bite—that’s duck, the chef’s choice. Even the late Julia Child chose duck as her ideal birthday dinner when she wrote “Julia Child and Company.” These days nearly...

4 Fresh Takes on Classic Cranberry Sauce

Colorful, tart and a seasonal must-have, cranberries are the perfect complement to holiday menus. Roast turkey, duck and goose all benefit from the mouth-puckering acidity of cranberries. But it's time to give...

4 Tasty Twists on Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes Serves 6 2 lbs. potatoes1 tsp. salt1 cup milk or half-and-half6 Tbsp. butter1 eggsalt and pepper Peel and quarter potatoes. Put them in a large pot with enough cold water to cover them....

Cantaloupe Craze

Few flavors capture summer better than that of refreshing cantaloupe. Its fragrance alone makes us swoon. What’s more, cantaloupe is good for you. Not only is it low calorie, low fat and...

Summer in a Cone

"Anything you could serve on a cracker or crisp you can serve in a cone,” says caterer Meagan Crafts, of Culinary Crafts in SLC. Crafts’ team creates cone recipes using wontons, bread, chocolate,...

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Utah (And Some Others That Are Damn Good)

This article was originally published in the July/August 2018 issue of Salt Lake magazine. We are sharing it again today to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. The room was strangely quiet when...

Fork It Over: Watermelon Granita

It’s the summer’s coolest dessert. Or snack. Or intermezzo. Or anything, really. And you can make granita in just three easy steps. Cool and crunchy, the easy-to-make granita is a semi-frozen summer...

It’s All in the Mix: Ras El Hanout

Herbs and spices are the palette of the kitchen—knowing how to mix, match and balance them is the mark of a true chef, one who can imagine flavor. For a long time,...

Mary Brown Malouf

Mary Brown Malouf is the Executive Editor of Salt Lake magazine and Utah's expert on local food and dining. She does not, however, know how to make a decent cup of coffee.