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Bruschetta with Crushed Favas and Mozzarella

Hillary said it – double peeling these favas is an act of true love and dedication.  These bright green beans are truly bright and refreshing though – so I think they’re worth a little extra attention – and really, it’s … Continue reading

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Cauliflower “Shrimp” Cocktail

I first came accross this recipe in the R.S.V.P. section of our beloved Bon Appetit – arguably my favorite part of the magazine.  What does almost every good food lover do when they eat something delicious at a restaurant?  They mull … Continue reading

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Penne with Swiss Chard, Garlic & Fresh Ricotta

Swiss Chard is a green I haven’t had much history with, I always see it around, but usually pass it up for spinach, kale, and the like. So when I passed by a particularly glorious bunch of it on a … Continue reading

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Classic Pesto & Pesto Pasta Salad

It’s been a hot couple of days here in New York.  I mean super super hot.  The funny thing is though, it hasn’t stopped me from wanting pasta.  I just want it cold now.  I thought a bright summery pesto … Continue reading

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Spring Salad & Pan Roasted Chicken with Ramps

What a glorious Saturday it was last weekend! I awoke early and ran up the west side highway to the Union Square Farmers Market. I bought a chicken, asparagus, spring red onions, an assortment of shoots and baby greens, fingerling … Continue reading

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Texas Caviar

I’m not sure if this is the exact name my Aunt Denise uses for her bell pepper/cilantro/black eyed pea salsa-esque dish that’s always been such a hit but if it is, boy, that woman can sure make a mean Texas … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

Hillary and I both looked towards France for a little onion inspiration this week.  Hillary to Chef Soltner, I to Julia. Opening Mastering The Art of French Cooking to the well worn page in which soupe a l’oignon resides will always take me back to the … Continue reading

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Spinach Skillet Baked Eggs

I know Amy JUST posted a baked eggs recipe but I couldn’t resist doing this one… I saw this skillet baked eggs recipe in the January issue of Bon Appetit and my mouth has been watering ever since. This could … Continue reading

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Spicy Spinach Soup

As I finish up this post the weather outside my building is a balmy 60 degrees and the afternoon sky cant decide if it feels like giving us a beautiful sunset or one more downpour to finish out the day.  … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs in Spicy Tomato Salsa

I think I’ve mentioned it before, and I’ll say it again, eggs are my favorite.  If prince charming came along one day he need only bring a carton of eggs to make me swoon (ok, that might be a slight … Continue reading

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