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Friday, September 12th, 2014

So it begins…

It’s easy to get cocky the first week back to school. Coming off the summer months, well-rested and pumped with vitamin D, I begin to forget what last June looked and felt like (dusty lunchboxes, forgotten homework, despair) and look … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Last Chance Pasta: Fettucine with Roasted Tomatoes and Sweet Peppers

The next couple of weeks may be the last hurrah for late-summer crops, in particular heirloom tomatoes and peppers. I already received an email from my wonderful CSA farmer delivering the bad—but inevitable—news that this week’s crop of tomatoes will … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Holy Pasta!

A few weeks ago, I was at Eataly in NYC—the Roman Circus of Italian food emporiums—and like always, I was drawn to the overpriced imported pasta section. There’s just something about expensive, beautifully shaped, dry noodles made from 100% durum … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

CSA Pasta Salad

I hit the food jackpot this week because my friend—who belongs to a wonderful local CSA with a long waiting list—went out of town and I got to pick up her vegetable booty. My care package contained peas, mizuna, dill, … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Would you eat pasta with lemons in it?

I’m working on my next California post but in the meantime I wanted to pose a question: Since it’s asparagus season, and I’m able to buy it directly from one our local farms, I’ve been trying to eat this wonderful … Continue reading

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