All sorts of produce showcased in traditional and inventive ways.

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Spiced Carrot & Zucchini Tart

Posted September 3, 2015

Summer squashes, so different from their autumn brethren: slender, slight and unimposing, somewhat carefree with their dresses of speckled green and headdress flowers of egg-yolk orange. Their beauty is subtle: the garden aroma from freshly picked globe squashes, the kempt…

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A Recipe from My New Cookbook: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2015

My garden grows pickling cucumbers and varieties of mint—spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, apple mint, you name it—like it grows weeds. Each harvest, I’m left with pounds and bunches, respectively. One season, I paired them together and the refreshing combo rejuvenated…

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Asian Spiced Bloody Mary

Posted August 4, 2015

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Bloody Mary. The hate because it’s often the symbol of a night that went too far; one thinks of staggering into the kitchen to find a pitcher of thick red liquid in…

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Carrot Top Pesto

Posted August 2, 2015

I hate to waste food. There are a million reasons why everyone should hate wasting food, and food waste is a serious topic for so many (including me). But I’m not going to dig into any of those serious reasons here because, one,…

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The Quickest Spicy Pickled Green Beans

Posted July 23, 2015

It’s funny how you can live with someone forever, share secrets, talk endlessly and still never really learn everything about your person. I recently learned that my person, Lenny, likes pickles. I was dumbfounded; I genuinely had no idea! Fortunately,…

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