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Green Bean and Nectarine Salad
Green Bean and Nectarine Salad with Spicy Gomasio

I grew up eating haricots verts steamed to army green softness and served warm, with a bit of butter and […]

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  • August 26, 2014
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine on a Yogurt-Based Crust

This tarte fine (i.e. a thin tart with little or no rim) is a free-form room-temperature tart I assembled on […]

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  • June 25, 2014
Nori Roll
Cucumber and Avocado Quick Nori Roll

It all started a month ago with this photo on Gena’s Instagram feed. Gena is the author of the excellent […]

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  • May 27, 2014
Greens and Walnut Quiche
Greens and Walnut Quiche

For the past couple of months, my weekly vegetable allotment has included big bags of salad greens, oftentimes the scratchy […]

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  • April 23, 2014
Oven-Baked Falafel
Oven-Baked Falafel

I am a big fan of falafel, and every once in a while I get a craving for a good […]

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  • April 8, 2014
Cauliflower Salad à la Café Pinson
Cauliflower Salad à la Café Pinson

Café Pinson is one of Paris’ most delicious lunch spots for vegetable lovers. Co-founded by Agathe Audouze and driven by […]

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  • March 20, 2014
Shakshouka
Shakshouka

These days our produce guy is all about tomatoes — big and small, ribbed, smooth, or pointy, red, yellow, green, […]

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  • August 20, 2013
Zucchini Noodles
Zucchini Noodle Salad

In the heart of summer, when the zucchini I find at the greenmarket is the pocket-size kind that feels firm […]

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  • August 6, 2013
Roasted Cauliflower à la Mary Celeste
Roasted Cauliflower à la Mary Celeste

A few days after I published the post about my magic sauce, I realized I had all the ingredients to […]

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  • July 16, 2013
Roasted Savoy Cabbage
Roasted Savoy Cabbage

We seem to be having one of those stubborn springs that refuses to, well, spring. And after a particularly dreary […]

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  • April 9, 2013
Winter Vegetable Curry
Winter Vegetable Curry

Do you want to hear one of the least publicized benefits of working from home? You get sick less often. […]

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  • February 19, 2013
Cumin Chickpea Crêpe
Cumin Chickpea Crêpes

I love legumes of all shapes, colors, and sizes, but if I had to play favorites, it is the chickpea […]

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  • February 6, 2013
Roasted Onions
Roasted Onions

Peeling onions is one of my least favorite cooking tasks. The stubborn papery skin that refuses to come away smoothly, […]

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  • January 8, 2013
Baked Cucumbers and Pink Turnips
Baked Cucumbers with Pink Turnips

If Julia Child hadn’t died in her California retirement home in 2004, she would have turned one hundred this August. […]

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  • August 28, 2012
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