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Roasted Mushroom Soup with Potatoes and Leeks

The thing we like best about soup is how well it takes to improvising, and a recent visit to the farmers’ market had us imagining a rustic mushroom soup, almost chowder-like, with chunks of potatoes and curly leeks rounding things out. The appearance of a new … 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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Kjötsúpa — Icelandic Lamb Soup

“Apart from taking lýsi (cod liver oil), kjötsúpa is the best cure for short-day depression and a vitamin boost for those suffering from a relentless cold.” — “Winter Soup“ Winter is the time to make kjötsúpa, a traditional lamb soup that’s like Iceland in a bowl, … Continue reading

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Roast Cod with Tomatoes, Basil and Potatoes

Roast cod, for when local cod appears at the fish market — Smothered in a mix of late-season tomatoes, garlic, and last of the basil, and oven-roasted over a bed of potatoes pan-fried in good olive oil. Leftovers are turned … Continue reading

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10.21.13 Pomodorini, Potatoes, and Priscilla Apples

As an Italian friend once remarked, it’s better to have green tomatoes than no tomatoes. With temperatures dipping into the 30’s ahead, it was time to bring in the pomodorini, or winter tomatoes, ready or not. It was a challenging … Continue reading

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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Garlic

When New Roots Farm posted a notice that fresh chickens were available, we put everything aside to pick up some of these flavorful, pasture-raised birds. At the same time, we happened to see Nourished Kitchen‘s preparation for Savory Roasted Chicken. We … Continue reading

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