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Artichoke & Prosciutto Antipasto

Growing up in Virginia, spring’s arrival was heralded by blooming dogwood trees, several appearances of my mother’s asparagus with hard-cooked egg and my favorite steamed artichokes, their leaves dipped in dishes of warm melted butter and scraped against bottom teeth. … 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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Brussels Sprouts Slaw

‘Tis the season for holiday travel, when “grabbing a quick bite” turns hazardous: anemic airport sandwiches, shrink-wrapped mid-flight snack boxes, greasy fast food. As if the indignities of modern air travel weren’t enough already, I get the distinct feeling that … Continue reading

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