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Pea Shoot and Squash Salad with Sweet Parsley Dressing

  I fully recognize that some time in the next few weeks, squash and zucchini fatigue will begin to set in. But for now, I’m feeling super inspired by all they have to offer. I especially love baby yellow squash. … Continue reading

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Beet Tabbouleh

Herbs are everywhere you look at this time of year. Farmers’ markets and CSA baskets are brimming with them and gardens are positively taken over with the lush likes of parsley, mint, and basil. Seems like a good time to serve … Continue reading

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Green and Golden Snap Peas with Poached Chicken

It’s not often that I come across a vegetable I haven’t tried. But last week at the TaSH Farmer’s Market, I did just that. Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish based out of North Salem were featuring golden sugar snap peas, the first I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sassy Salad Turnips

Fall turnips have got nothing on their spring-harvested baby cousins, which are sometimes referred to as salad turnips because they are delicious eaten raw as well as roasted. These turnips are crunchy and peppery, kind of like their other cousins: radishes. To … Continue reading

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Pear and Prosciutto Salad

Here’s my deep thought for the day: apples are great, but pears are divine. I think they go a long way toward making up for the loss of freshly picked strawberries, blueberries, and peaches, which are exiting the stage at this … Continue reading

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Red Potato Nicoise with Seared Scallop

Here’s another dish featuring the spoils of my good friends’ garden. During our visit, my boys learned how to get into the dirt and dig for potatoes, an activity I highly recommend for 8-year old boys, or girls for that matter! … Continue reading

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Watermelon Greek Salad

I had the distinct pleasure to visit a good friend’s bountiful garden last week. While there was so much to admire, I found his green Cherokee tomatoes the most gorgeous sight to behold. And their beauty was just the tip of the … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Corn Quinoa Salad

I have a tendency to search out the exotic ideas in cooking. I love trying new ingredients or creating unexpected ingredient pairings. But I also understand that the simple things in life can be the most deeply satisfying. Take this salad for … Continue reading

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Blueberries and Greens Salad

I love fruit in savory salads, so much so that when I was working as a food editor in Australia, at one point my boss had to tell me to knock it off with all the fruit in the salad. … Continue reading

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Pickled Cucumber and Shrimp Salad with Red Shiso

This week we take a culinary trip to Japan thanks to the exotic, gorgeous, and fragrant red shiso that has arrived in my CSA box. You may not be familiar with this herb, but if you’ve eaten sushi, you’ve probably seen … Continue reading

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