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Zucchini Slaw

  Hamburgers, grilled chicken, sausage, and steak. These are the mainstays of outdoor summer cooking. And keeping them from getting stale by the end of July can be tricky after the ninth or tenth barbecue. That’s where fresh and bountiful … Continue reading

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Peas and Carrots and Ramps (oh my!)

Late spring days can be unpredictable. One day it’s 90 degrees and sunny, the next it’s rainy and a chilly 60 degrees. During those brisk interludes, I retreat inside from my barbecue to roast a spring chicken. And the side I … Continue reading

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Fragrant Squash Soup Shots

Getting this one in under the wire! Two more sleeps until Turkey Day so there’s still time to add this stunning soup to your feast. I love a good butternut squash soup but I often find it very heavy. This … Continue reading

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Orange and Ginger Scented Broccoli

I write this post as I actively ignore the snow piled high outside my window and the single digit upon which my thermometer continues to hover. And so, I continue my quest to keep it green this cold, cold winter. Here, I’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Side of Green

It is quite a challenge getting enough green veg into your diet during the winter months. Frozen peas anyone? Luckily hearty kale and chard can still be found floating around at the markets here and there. This kale greens saute cannot be simpler. … Continue reading

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Roasted Fennel and Leek Soup

Brrr. It’s cold out there. As temperatures plummet and the snow piles high, I recommend retreating indoors for some good old-fashioned soup making. Here’s the product of my last snow day: a roasty, toasty fennel and leek puree soup. Actually, this … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Style Braised Carrots

One of the most amazing (and exhausting) experiences of my culinary career was, without a doubt, working at the restaurant Rockpool in Sydney, Australia. I was fresh out of culinary school and ready to soak up anything and everything food … Continue reading

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Sayonara Summer Succotash

There’s a slight melancholy that always hits me at this time of year as we transition into a new season. I’m not sure why, really, because I absolutely love autumn, not to mention winter ski season. But saying good-bye to … Continue reading

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Kale and White Beans on Roasted Eggplant

While I often serve kale raw, I also like to enjoy it warm from time to time. I don’t cook it to death, just long enough for it to slightly wilt and soak up the flavorings in the pan. In this case, … Continue reading

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