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Savory Granola Bars

I am sick of all the energy-protein-insta-food bars being sweet! Clif Bar used to have a curry-cashew Mojo bar and they stopped making it. I was sad. I decided to try to make something like it myself. Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Peanut Sauce Braised Chicken

If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a braising kick. Maybe it’s because my Le Creuset French Oven doesn’t fit in my cabinet so it’s always staring at me from the stove top, beckoning to be filled … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bean Soup

I made this soup a couple of month ago for a Soup Night gathering at my house. I had vegetarian friends coming so I simmered veggies in water all morning to make really flavorful stock for the soup. I had … Continue reading

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Fishy Fries

I got an email from my fishmonger that they were going to have smelt at the Farmer’s Market. I was bummed, I couldn’t get to the farmer’s market that day. But, luckily, my local grocery fish counter gets fish from … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

My CSA farm this year is Fogline Farm. We went there last year for an Outstanding in the Field dinner, had the honor of sitting with the farmers at dinner and decided we’d join their CSA next. I’ve been hopping … Continue reading

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Ancho Chile Chicken Soft Tacos

After writing this up, I discovered I already put this recipe up but I’d used fish! Well, I changed it very slightly but I guess that means I really like this one! 4 rehydrated ancho chiles (save the liquid) 1 … Continue reading

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Miso-Glazed Cod with Sushi Rice Arancini and Wilted Arugula

Japan met Italy in my kitchen tonight. I got black cod from my CSS (Community Supported Seafood), my weekly seafood CSA. I was in the mood for something japanese-y. I found this recipe for miso-glazed cod. I used the marinade … Continue reading

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Green Curry Ceviche

When we were at the Cayman Cookout we had a really yummy Green Curry Ceviche made by Laurent Gras. It was light and refreshing, a little spicy, tangy and just perfect. Today I got Ono (aka Wahoo) from my Seafood … Continue reading

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Duck!

If she weighed the same as a duck… she’s made of wood. And therefore… A witch! My first duck attempt was, well, it was edible. I overcooked it a bit. I tried whole roasted duck. I just went for it. … Continue reading

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Salmon with Cilantro Pasta and Lemongrass Broth

Fresh off the heels of the Cayman Cookout, I went to the Farmer’s Market completely inspired. I picked up various ingredients: lemongrass, cilantro, shallots, salmon. I had no plan though until I got home and started flipping through Eric Ripert’s … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Comfort Food

This dish was so easy and so rich and warming. I do think I was photo’d out from Christmas though because I didn’t take a single picture of this meal. 1/2 lb italian sausage 1 chicken cut into 8 pieces … Continue reading

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It’s Crab Season

This is a variation on crab cakes I’ve done in the past. This time I only sauteed up shallots and garlic and threw a little chopped arugula in at the last few seconds. Added salt, pepper and chopped thyme. The … Continue reading

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Cod Cakes – Inspired by Thomas Keller

There is a recipe in The French Laundry Cookbook for “Clam Chowder” which, of course, is nothing like clam chowder because it’s Thomas Keller’s twist on a classic dish. It’s cod cakes with cod and clams. It’s a fantastic dish, … Continue reading

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Summer Pasta Sauce

If you have an abundance of tomatoes, this is an easy, rich, tasty way to consume them. Summer Pasta Sauce 1/2 onion, chopped 1 1/2 c. white wine 1 zucchini, chopped Tomatoes – as many as you can peel and … Continue reading

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White Sea Bass in Ginger-Fennel Broth with Crisps

I picked up my fish from my Seafood CSA (CSS – Community Supported Seafood) yesterday. It’s fun to have no idea what I’m going to cook until after 1:30 when i pick up my fish! Surprise! I came home and … Continue reading

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