artisan, [ahr-tuh-zuh n], noun 1. a person or company that makes a high-quality or distinctive product in small quantities, usually by hand or using traditional methods.
A beautiful vegetable begs for an equally beautiful way of cooking it, and a rich puree seemed especially fitting. Purees are easy and make the perfect canvas for a meaty main dish. The addition of goat cheese and thyme in this recipe lends a summery freshness . . .