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Weeknight Collard Greens

‘Tis the season, I suppose, but I’ve been running around like a loon the past week or so. It’s hard to keep dinners wholesome and healthful when at the end of a long day all I really want to do … Continue reading

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Zucchini Dill Pancakes

I am on a savory pancake kick these days. There’s been batch after batch of my leek and pea pancakes, a (less than stellar) attempt at sweet potato latkes, corn and chive shortstacks ordered at State Bird Provisions. Lately whenever I … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea & Leek Pancakes

This was another one of those Goldilocks recipes, where it took a little bit of work to find the perfect fit. I love the pea pancakes at a cool little German eatery nearby, where they serve them with chive-flecked sour … 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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Black Eyed Peas

Serving black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is a well-honored Southern tradition, meant to usher in luck and prosperity for the coming year; the peas are said to signify coins, the accompanying greens and cornbread connoting cash and gold. Black-eyed … Continue reading

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Mexican Grilled Corn

It’s a near-universal axiom that food becomes ten times more awesome when it’s served on a stick. Take American corn dogs, for example. Off the stick, they’re puffy, weird logs of dubious nutrition. On the stick: awesome! Elote asado, grilled … Continue reading

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Stuffed Artichokes

We’re nearing the end of peak artichoke season here in California (and for the rest of you, too, I suppose, since the vast majority of the spiky thistles are grown here) and I’m not ready to let it go. I’ve … Continue reading

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Asparagus Gruyère Tart

I’ve been going through a lot of asparagus lately, steamed or grilled, with a quick kiss of green garlic aïoli, dressed in vinaigrette or spritzed with lemon and black pepper. This time of year, I’ll eat asparagus nearly every day … Continue reading

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Farfalle Pesto with Peas

I’ve made this dish about a million times. It’s one of those go-to standbys I’ve done so many times that I can put myself on autopilot and mindlessly whip it up, the linchpin of the busy cook. Even for a … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Quiche

We’re going full disclosure today: this is not a quick-and-easy recipe. You won’t be done in 30 minutes or less. You’ll need to haul out your food processor, and prep the swiss chard, crack the eggs, and babysit it while … Continue reading

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