Tag Archives: vegetables

Sweet and Spicy Kale Salad

Remember in college when you didn’t actually need sleep or nutrition, or at least, you willed your body into acting like it didn’t? You would pull all-nighters (ok, not me because I just give up around midnight), eat nothing but … Continue reading

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Green thoughts.

Do you ever read one of those books that forces you to look around at parts of your life and evaluate? I love those. And I hate those. Earlier this summer I read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivores Dilemma, and it got … Continue reading

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Share the soup [recipes].

Confession: I am really bad at making soup. Don’t get me wrong, I can throw together chili, I could live off of this pumpkin black bean soup, and I make a pretty wicked tortilla soup (thanks Suze, for that recipe), … Continue reading

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I am thankful for omelets and Saturday mornings*

Saturday mornings are my favorite time of the week. I used to always love Sundays best, and I still love them, but I am kind of addicted to the magic lazy bubble that is Saturday morning.  On Saturday mornings, the … Continue reading

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The basic quiche.

I recently learned that my beloved Mouffetarte in Paris closed down, which might account for the insane number of quiches I have made lately, you know, trying to keep the universe quiche quota in equilibrium. Or it might just be … Continue reading

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Endives with Roquefort Sauce

Every single time I buy endives at the grocery in the US — which is not frequent as they very rarely have them — I have to tell the clerk what the are, after giving them a second to frantically … Continue reading

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Grilling in the summer…. without a grill.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that summer is for grilling. During this fine season, we are to eat the bright bounty of the garden and crisp meat cooked outside. I could live off of summer tomatoes, squash, zucchini, and … Continue reading

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