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Corn & Tomato Salad

Pizzeria Delfina is one of my favorite lunch spots in the city (my go-to order is their broccoli rabe pizza, a poem to Neapolitan pies everywhere) and a new-favorite starter is their special insalata granturco (“corncob salad”), an easy arrangement … Continue reading

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

There’s a bumper crop of zucchini in my backyard, blossoms by the bouquet and armfuls of lean, green courgettes. My neighbors upstairs, who tend the garden and summoned this army of vegetables from seed, found themselves slightly outpaced by their … Continue reading

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Best-Ever BLTs

Consider the sandwich. The Cliff Huxtable hoagie. Dainty cucumber nibbles at high tea. Dagwood towers of Thanksgiving leftovers and Wonder bread.  The bahn mi, the club, the Elvis.  Each with its own specific architecture, its own ratios of texture and flavor … Continue reading

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Italia

I had perfectly good intentions to assail you with long-winded, colorful tales from my charmed visit abroad.  I wanted you to feel the champagne warmth of those Umbrian sunsets and taste the earthy dust of black truffles on freshly hand-crafted strangozzi. … Continue reading

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