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Sugar Snap Peas

Fresh green peas are one of the hallmarks of spring. The season is quite short, confined to the cool, moist conditions of spring and very early summer. However, some pod […]

Bhel Puri

Bhel puri is a puffed rice dish made with vegetables, spices, fruit and various chutneys. It is a type of chaat (a term that means “small plates of savory snacks”), […]

A Celebration of Potatoes

Roasted winter vegetables with lemon-shallot viniagrette Bintje potatoes, Purple Peruvians and La Ratte fingerlings, brussel sprouts, gold cippolini onions and baby turnips were tossed in extra-virgin olive oil and a […]

Tomato Season 6

Slow-roasted tomatoes are quite easily, one of the cheapest ways to elevate a dish from mundane to sublime. Take two baskets of cherry tomatoes, halve them, arrange in a roasting […]

Afternoon Snack

Sorry I haven’t been posting much — been busy at work these past two weeks. Corn and tomato sauté, ricotta bruschetta Click here to view a large-size version of the […]

Midnight Snack 2

Roasted vegetables with ricotta salata and Italian parsley Japanese turnips, summer squash, new potatoes and cherry tomatoes tossed with a bit of salt and olive oil, then roasted at 350 […]

Potatoes 3

Sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than a bowl of potatoes. Roasted mixed fingerlings with fromage blanc and chives The light green stuff is approx. 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil.

Why I Hate Rachael Ray

I’ve finally figured out why I hate Rachael Ray. It’s not her usage of annoying catchphrases. It’s not her upbeat personality which borders on certifiable. It’s the notion that the […]