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Spanakopita

Today’s recipe comes from Mollie Katzen’s Moosewood Cookbook, the vegetarian classic that was my first real cookbook. I still have my splattered old copy, with its friendly hand-lettered recipes and little line drawings of dancing broccoli, and I remember feeling … Continue reading

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Red Pepper & Sun-Dried Tomato Relish

What are we going to do when the tomatoes go away? It was a blandly rhetorical question, but staring down at my plate of dry-farmed Early Girls, a pang of mild panic flickered through me. I don’t know. I DON’T … Continue reading

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Kale Caesar Salad

Now, I realize that a raw kale salad might not sound very promising. Too many vitamins and minerals, too much health, too much green to still be edible, let alone enjoyable. But kale in a Caesar-style salad with a lemony … 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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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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Panzanella

Panzanella is a sunny Tuscan bread salad made with tomatoes and onions, a clever way to stretch a good country loaf that’s gone a little stale. The traditional peasant dish is a tasty exercise in texture, with crunchy bread soaking … Continue reading

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Veggie Burger

Imagine two hungry diners, out for an al fresco lunch at Portland’s Veritable Quandary on a lovely summer’s day. One orders a burger, a juicy medium rare with all the trimmings. The other orders the housemade veggie burger with caramelized … Continue reading

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Corn & Tomato Salad

Pizzeria Delfina is one of my favorite lunch spots in the city (my go-to order is their broccoli rabe pizza, a poem to Neapolitan pies everywhere) and a new-favorite starter is their special insalata granturco (“corncob salad”), an easy arrangement … 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.┬áLately whenever I … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Several years ago I took a rambling tour of the Low Country, promenading through Savannah’s gracious moss-draped oaks and Charleston’s honeysuckle-scented gardens. I remember two things best about that trip: that my boyfriend asked me to marry him by the … Continue reading

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