Recipes by Date > Summer

Granola Bars

I fancy myself a seasoned granola maker — see my Basic Granola Formula, my Macadamia Maple Granola, my Raw Buckwheat […]

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  • July 9, 2013
Magic Sauce

Every once in a while, I develop a fixation on a particular sauce or condiment that makes everything taste more […]

  • 65
  • June 25, 2013
Homemade Natural Deodorant
Homemade Natural Deodorant: DIY and Travel-Friendly Formula

Interestingly enough, one of the most popular recipes I’ve ever posted on Chocolate & Zucchini is not for a cake […]

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  • June 5, 2013
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
Easy 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
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
Pecan Carrot Cake

There will be a special place in my baker’s heart for the first project I undertook post-baby, and I take […]

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  • June 25, 2012
Poached Rhubarb

These days, when I get to the Batignolles farmers market on Saturday mornings — as early as I can but […]

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  • August 9, 2011
Chocolate Coconut Muffins

In preparation for a recent article in ELLE à table, the French cooking magazine in which I write a column, […]

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  • June 16, 2011
Olive Oil and Black Pepper Tartine

“La découverte d’un mets nouveau fait plus pour le bonheur du genre humain que la découverte d’une étoile.” The discovery […]

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  • June 7, 2011
Raw Buckwheat Granola

Two years ago, I met a young British woman named Poppy — that alone made my day — who introduced […]

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  • August 31, 2010
Pain au Levain (Sourdough Bread)

Last spring, we had a few friends over for dinner who were visiting from the US. One of them works […]

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  • August 24, 2010
Roasted Patty Pan Squash and Herbed Chickpeas

The patty pan squash (in French: le pâtisson) is a member of the blended summer squash family. Shaped very much […]

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  • August 11, 2010
Gomadofu (Sesame Tofu)

Because summers in Japan are hot and humid, Japanese cooks know a thing or two about the refreshing dishes such […]

  • 37
  • August 10, 2010

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