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Slow-Roasted Summer Vegetables

That, friends, is one homely mess of vegetables. I almost didn’t share the recipe with you, it being rather underwhelming in the looks department, but the flavor (oh man, that flavor!) was so worth it that it seemed a bit … Continue reading

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Roast Pork

Oh, honey. Sit down for a minute and let me tell you about this roast pork. The juicy, well-seasoned, flavorful meat. The woodsy bits of herbs and crispy, unctuous, oh-dear-Lord cracklings. (I mean, come on. Cracklings.) Your butcher will do … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrots

I have to admit, I haven’t always held carrots in the highest regard. They’re useful in starting off soup and an inoffensive addition to a crudit√© platter, sure, but the only stand-alone dish I could recall was the mushy coins … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower

Oh, do I love my cruciferous vegetables. Who knows when that happened, exactly, since my six-year old self would shudder to think that a few decades later I’d be making googly eyes at the broccolini¬†and freaking out over kale snacks … Continue reading

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Za’atar Roasted Chicken

Za’atar is a piquant herb blend and condiment well-loved in Middle Eastern cuisine, varying slightly from region to region (and household to household), but often made with thyme, oregano, sesame seeds, marjoram, salt, sumac and savory. You’ll find za’atar in … Continue reading

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Mustard-Rosemary Rack of Lamb

Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian (see above photo: oh, how far we’ve come). Though I didn’t miss the meat as much as you might expect, I had occasional (stabbing, ravenous) guilty-pleasure cravings. Every vegetarian misses bacon, but … Continue reading

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Toasted Chickpeas

I’ve already professed my undying love for favas and cannellini beans, and I don’t think I’ve ever met a hummus I didn’t like. But plain old garbanzos? They’re okay, I guess. A bit chalky and mushy to my taste, and … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

I don’t like to think of myself as a finicky sort of person. I have lots of opinions, of course, but at the end of the day I don’t think I’m really all that picky about most things. If I … Continue reading

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Roasted Branzino

On the weekend following Thanksgiving, a condition we might refer to as Leftovers Fatigue typically sets in. The siren song of starches and turkey sandwiches suddenly grates the ears. The idea of pecan pie makes my teeth ache and my … Continue reading

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