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Nutty Swiss Chard Pasta Salad

Summer is THE best time to cook in my mind – the markets are full of fresh produce, half the time you don’t even need to turn on an oven to make a wonderful meal but it’s also a really … Continue reading

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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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Asparagus with Citrus and Pancetta

I love when I find that I’m totally addicted to something that’s actually good for me.  Too often that is so not the case.  Every Spring and Summer I eat asparagus as much as I possibly can until I can’t … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Ramp Butter

As Hillary mentioned – ramp season is fleeting.  So I decided to preserve their goodness in what else, but butter.  Oh, and if you were wondering who first ramped up the ramp here’s a great Grub Street article on the subject… I originally … Continue reading

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A Tale of 5 Smoothies…

It’s smoothie week in our two kitchens.  There’s nothing like swimsuit season in the not too distant future (or an impending triathlon – Go! Hillary, Go!) to make you rev up your fitness game and clean up the ol’ eating habits. Smoothies … 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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Day 5: Festive Cocktails (Part 1)

Sure today is a Monday, but it is the holiday season! So why not take a break from sending cards, wrapping presents, and analyzing excel grids and enjoy a hot drink by the tree (or at your desk). Here is … Continue reading

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Lemon Yogurt Olive Oil Cake

It has really felt like Fall in NYC for the past few days, and with Fall comes heavier, heartier cooking (Not that Summer has ever stopped me from making anything heavy or hearty). This lemon cake really feels like a … Continue reading

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Lemony Farfalle with Asparagus

Asparagus has been simply outstanding this year — just the right amount of sweetness and crunch. What better way to highlight all this perfection than in a delicious and creamy pasta dish! I was inspired by Ina Garten’s lemon fusilli … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Pasta Pie

Spring forms – not just for cheesecake anymore. A good friend of mine sent me this recipe a couple weeks back and I’ve been dreaming about it ever since.  It’s basically a big, happy, pasta pie – and I wanted … Continue reading

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