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Sauteed Zucchini with Cipollini Onions and Buratta

The heat and humidity of these last weeks of summer has me taking dinner down to its barest essentials. Still, there’s a kind of luxuriousness that remains in paring things down this far. Just five ingredients, plus some olive oil … Continue reading

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Torta Verde — Chard and Potato Tart

We’ve had this Torta Verde, a rustic tart from Liguria, bookmarked for years, but were always hesitant to tackle it because of the dough. It’s meant to be rolled out paper thin, as if it were a sheet of pasta, … Continue reading

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Potato and Celeriac Gratin

“It’s… about simple cooking. It’s the kind of woman’s cooking that everybody knows about but nobody knows how to do. It’s nice dining-room cooking. It can be very simple or it can be more sophisticated in terms of traditional food … Continue reading

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Beet Carpaccio with Feta and Agretti

One of the benefits of eating locally is tasting things as they change flavor, texture and uses through the seasons. In the case of beets, save for a brief period in early spring, locally-grown ones are available for most of … Continue reading

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Summer Pea Soup, with Walnut Bread and Herbed Cream Cheese

A day of rest and recuperation called for gently heated minty pea soup mixed with potato leek from The Soup Guy, seasoned with some good olive oil and saved just for this occasion; walnut bread made with Maine Grains and baked off … Continue reading

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Savory Sausage and Kale Tart

It’s hard to follow a recipe exactly. I once did a stint testing recipes as it sounded like fun, I wanted exposure to a new range of recipes, and, mostly, I was curious to see if they would work using … Continue reading

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No-Knead Pizza with Kale

While most view the approach of Memorial Day weekend as a time to prime the grill, we see it as a signal to uncover our outdoor clay oven (here and here). It’s just a bitty thing, not unlike a wood-fired … Continue reading

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