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Italian-Style Grilled Zucchini and Squash

I’m still up to my ears in zucchini and squash. And so my quest to coax out their subtle flavor continues. This week’s recipe has got big flavor, is built for a crowd, and can be made well in advance of … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Beet and Lamb Pizzas

I’ve made variations of this lamb pizza for years now. It’s inspired by the exotic flavors of the Middle East that I came to know and love when I lived in, wait for it… Brooklyn, NY. I’d spend my carefree weekends … Continue reading

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Cucumber Agua Refrescante

The cucumbers just keep on a-coming. So too then will the cucumber recipes. I try to steer away from sugary juices and sodas but, with this heat, a cooling drink of some sort is a necessity. Of course, there’s always water. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mint Granita

Enjoying an icy cold popsicle on a hot summer day is undoubtedly one of the great joys of youth. What child of the seventies doesn’t recall fondly the electric kaleidoscope of Fla Vor Ice and Bomb Pops? Alas, we all … Continue reading

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Cool Cucumber and Purslane Soup

Chilled cucumber soup on a hot summer day is such a refreshing treat. But to be honest, it can be a bit one note. In mulling over new and interesting ways to use the lovely purslane I received from my CSA, my … Continue reading

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