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Guacamole

Hola from sunny Mexico, mi amors! Now I know what you might be thinking: a vacation in sunny paradise? With nothing to do but watch the palm trees sway? Thanks, Kate, rub it in. Well, I’ll tell you it has been a grueling 24 hours … Continue reading

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Baba Ganoush

I could probably eat my own weight in baba ganoush, the silky-textured eggplant dip that’s a constant of nearly every Middle Eastern culinary tradition. On a warm day with a cold beer and a pile of pita bread, there are … Continue reading

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Green Goddess Dressing

Invented at San Francisco’s Palace Hotel in 1923, in homage to a hit play of the same name, Green Goddess dressing also gets its name from its smiley-happy shade of celadon green, flecked with chives and parsley. Local food columnist … Continue reading

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Green Garlic Aïoli

Those welcome harbingers of spring have arrived. Early blooms of crocus, daffodils and hyacinth waking up from cold winter naps. Stone fruit trees dressing up in impossibly tiny pink blossoms. Songbirds chirping through longer days. At the farmer’s market, the … Continue reading

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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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Garlicky White Beans

I’ve been waiting for just the right time to introduce you. I didn’t want rush things. I realized I had to earn your trust a bit, because really, who’s going to get excited over a heap of beans? Hopefully you. … Continue reading

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Eggplant Caponata

To the average six-year-old (and perhaps your own inner six-year-old), I can’t imagine caponata would have all that much appeal. A rustic mash of stewed vegetables? Yuck. I triple dog dare you to try it, then. Appearances can be so … Continue reading

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