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Carrot Quick Pickle with Ginger

Before I tell you about this amazing carrot quick pickle with ginger, I want to make sure you know this: […]

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  • December 8, 2009
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
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 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

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

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

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

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
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
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

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