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Saturday Snapshot

Caramelized onion tart, with cow’s milk ricotta cheese, fromage blanc, olives and sage; spring garden salad Except for the substitution of fromage blanc for crème fraîche, and sage for thyme, […]

Olive and Orange Salad

The weather for the past few weeks has been a real roller-coaster ride. Just when I thought that we were going to be seeing an early spring, with temperatures reaching […]

Sunday Snapshot

Tortilla de patatas; marinated green olives with thyme and parsley Adapted from this recipe at Smitten Kitchen. Ingredient quantities are slightly reduced from the instructions in Deb’s recipe; for example, […]

Saturday Snapshot

I first saw mention of this dish in The Silver Spoon, which is as I understand it, the best-selling and most preeminent Italian cookbook of the last half-century. It’s on […]

A Quartet of Tastes

The spring equinox is next Wednesday, but it feels as if we’re in late April instead of mid-March, due to the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been experiencing lately here in […]

A Winter Greenmarket Dinner

A while ago, I said that one of my New Year’s resolutions was to foodblog more often. It’s a little more complicated than that, so let me try to explain. […]

Wednesday Snapshot

This is an old picture, taken a little over 6 weeks ago. It was one of my favorites meals — to eat and to shoot. So many people underestimate the […]