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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
Japanese-Inspired Quinoa
Japanese Inspired Quinoa

As I mentioned in the January newsletter and on this forum thread, one of my current aspirations is to learn […]

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  • January 27, 2009
Saffron-Roasted Cauliflower
Saffron Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting summer vegetables comes quite naturally to most cooks, I believe, but not everyone thinks to submit their winter counterparts […]

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  • December 3, 2008
How To Shell Fresh Peas
How To Shell Fresh Peas

I did not grow up eating peas. My mother didn’t like them so they never appeared on the family table, […]

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  • May 27, 2008
Jo Jo Potatoes
Jo Jo Potatoes

Perhaps you remember Braden and Laura from the post I wrote about their underground restaurant venture: Hidden Kitchen has been […]

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  • October 10, 2007
Photography by Françoise Nicol for The French Market Cookbook
Cauliflower Gratin

Gratin de chou-fleur Ever since my casual mention of my mother’s cauliflower gratin a few weeks ago, requests for the […]

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  • January 23, 2007
Green Beans
Chicken Family Green Beans

As much as one likes to cook, one has to admit that on some nights, a bit of convenience and […]

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  • August 2, 2006
Zucchini Poppy Carpaccio

[Zucchini Poppy Carpaccio] As promised, here is the recipe for the first course in the flower menu I created for […]

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  • June 14, 2006
Rice Cakes

[Rice Cakes] “Waste not, want not“, saith popular wisdom. I do hate having to throw out good ingredients or tasty […]

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  • September 22, 2005
Smoked Herring and Broccoli Parmentier

[Smoked Herring and Broccoli Parmentier] In France, we get pretty much the same télé-réalité shows as everywhere else in the […]

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  • April 27, 2005
Asparagus and Strawberry Tart

[Asparagus and Strawberry Tart] About a year ago, a little group of us Parisian (by birth or by heart) food […]

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  • April 18, 2005
Asparagus Confit with Almonds and Rosemary

Head over to NPR‘s website today for my Spring piece, a recipe for Asparagus Confit with Almonds and Rosemary! This […]

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  • April 6, 2005

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