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Garlicky Shrimp & White Beans

There isn’t enough space here, not enough on the whole wide Web, to properly give due my love for the gutsy, earthy food of Spain. I love the garlic and olive oil and tomatoes, the shellfish and chiles, the lusty … Continue reading

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White Bean and Kale Soup

This is cold weather soup. Rainy day, flat tire, forgot your umbrella, just-want-to-curl-up-under-a-blanket-and-hibernate soup. Packed with earthy kale and creamy white beans in an aromatic broth, it’s warm and nourishing, savory and satisfying. With a flurry of Parmesan, a hunk … Continue reading

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White Bean & Chicken Chili

Cold snaps and football season call for chili, but I find so many recipes too heavy for my taste, even when I’m in the mood for a hearty, warming stew. Swapping out chicken for the traditional brisket or ground beef … Continue reading

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Senegalese Peanut Stew

Looking back, I don’t know if I was a very good vegetarian. Certainly not early on. I abstained from meat, fish and fowl for more than a decade, but my twenty-something self was much more interested in happy hours than … Continue reading

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Cioppino

After a brief delay, Dungeness crab season is in full, seafood-y swing in San Francisco. With a rich, clean flavor and a substantial texture (closer to lobster or snow crab than the silky, tender shreds of Atlantic blues), Dungeness is … Continue reading

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Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

I was going to share a picture of the gumbo I made last night. Except my friends and I ate it. We ate all of it. I’m sorry about that, but it was delicious, and there weren’t any leftovers for … Continue reading

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