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Brandade

Fans of comfort food, of warm-and-creamy appetizers, of dips and spreads and cheeses: you are going to love me for this. Seafood lovers will swoon. Southerners raised on crab dip and mavens of New York deli whitefish salad, meet your … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe Pesto

I’m always in search of a good appetizer recipe, a punchy little bite of the do-ahead variety. Everyone’s tired of crudités (healthy, sure, but celery sticks and hummus are only un-boring if you’re nibbling whilst overlooking the Bosphorus and waiting … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tart

Oh, caramelized onions. How do I love thee?  Swimming in the darkly savory broth of a French onion soup, tangled up in gruyére. Nested on top of a burger like a sweet-savory crown. On a slab of baguette with a … Continue reading

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Marinated Goat Cheese with Rosemary

I’m not sure where I happened on this recipe, many moons ago, but it has been a steady sphere in my “thanks-for-the-invite-can-I-bring-a-little-something” firmament of recipes ever since: elegant, unfussy, best at room temperature and easy. Easy as in I hesitate … Continue reading

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Fava Bean Crostini

I’m almost (nearly) packed: passport, too many pairs of shoes, three Roman Holiday inspired dresses, two maps and one husband. Italy, here I come! I’m deliriously excited. I may pass out. Preparations have been a serious business: itineraries hashed out, Italian … Continue reading

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