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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
Onigiri
Onigiri

When Maxence and I traveled to Japan two years ago, one of the treats I indulged in on a daily […]

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  • August 7, 2012
Fava Beans
Fresh Fava Beans, Two (Easier) Ways

While I adore fresh fava beans {a.k.a. broad beans}, I find it hard to justify the time commitment they require. […]

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  • July 20, 2012
Carrot Barley Galettes
Carrot Barley Galettes

For the past three years now, I’ve been writing a column in ELLE à table, a French bimonthly cooking magazine. […]

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  • February 15, 2011
pizzacepes
Cep and Walnut Pizza

It’s been a bit of a mushroom fest around here lately: Maxence and I went foraging in the forest of […]

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  • October 26, 2010
radisenterre
Radishes in Soil à la Noma

I first heard about Rene Redzepi’s Copenhagen restaurant Noma when I attended the 2008 edition of the Omnivore Food Festival […]

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  • June 8, 2010
Swiss Chard Gratin
Swiss Chard Gratin with Vegan Bechamel

A favorite from the archives, this post was originally published in April 2009. I generally steer clear of ready-made preparations […]

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  • April 27, 2010
Rosted Potatoes
Perfect Roasted Potatoes

I believe in striving to master simple dishes. I don’t aspire to be a person of whom one says, “what […]

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  • January 12, 2010
carrotpickle
Carrot and Ginger Quickie Pickle

Pickling means preserving food in a seasoned brine or vinegar mixture, and in case you didn’t get the memo, pickles […]

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  • December 8, 2009
Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Bacon and Walnuts
Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Walnut and Bacon

Gratin de courge spaghetti, noix et lardons It saddens me when people attemp to pass off food items as something […]

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  • November 24, 2009
Eggplant and yogurt dip
Roasted Eggplant and Yogurt Dip

When I recovered my kitchen after seven weeks (seven! weeks!) of renovation chaos — and this was just to redo […]

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  • September 8, 2009
Roasted Patty Pan Squash with Chickpeas
Roasted Patty Pan Squash and Herbed Chickpeas

[Pâtissons rôtis et pois chiches aux herbes] The patty pan squash (in French: le pâtisson) is a member of the […]

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  • August 11, 2009
Gratin Dauphinois
Gratin Dauphinois (Potato Gratin)

As promised when we talked about potato gnocchi earlier this month, here is my recipe for gratin dauphinois, the king […]

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  • June 23, 2009
brusselssprouts
Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Squash Seeds

I have a special fondness for the winter market. Oh, sure, I have to bundle up, wear a woolen cap […]

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  • February 17, 2009

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