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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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Monday, May 28th, 2012

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

So are you entertaining this long weekend? If so, what’re you making? We’ve already had our house guests for the holiday so for dinner we grilled skirt steaks marinated in apple juice, garlic, onion, soy, and sesame oil ( a … Continue reading

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Friday, May 11th, 2012

California Salads

One of the many delicious food revelations during our road trip through Marin County and Napa Valley were the salads. From place to place, we ate salads as part of every meal we were served, and together they formed a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Farfalle Formula

There are certain ingredients that just go together. Like the cast of Mad Men or the French-girl fashion ensemble of scarf, ballet flats and insouciant attitude— no matter what combination you put them in they will most likely create something … Continue reading

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