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About Salts Kitchen

I write. I eat. And I cook. I write about what I cook and eat. I love finding new foods, being inspired to make something I've never made, and most of all I love feeding other people things that they have never tried before. I like disproving myths about food and what it means to eat well, to eat healthy, often on a budget, and for some of us- to eat with a bunch of food allergies (and still eat well!).

One-Pot Carbonara with Kale

I was recently given the golden gift of a bunch of kale. Golden because it is unbelievably difficult to find in San Sebastian. I now have two other sources for kale – a fact I was unaware of as I … Continue reading

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Gluten Free in Spain… Walking the Camino

I’ve been in Spain now just about 5 or 6 weeks and so far so good though. Looking up gluten free in Spain yielded a few results but I knew from earlier experiences that Spain can be pretty easy when … Continue reading

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Pistachio Torte with Limoncello-Soaked Strawberries

I ran into a friend of mine at the grocery store and the conversation steered towards pistachios and how difficult they can be to find raw, shelled, and organic. I bake with a lot of different nut flours but for … Continue reading

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Pasta with Swiss Chard, Beet Greens, and Pecorino

While in Los Angeles with family this spring my sister brought over leftovers from a catering gig. She had deliciously chopped and stewed greens to put with aioli on baguette slices. I couldn’t stop dipping my crackers into the aioli … Continue reading

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Lamb and Beef Meatballs with Lemon

This past spring I was on a meatball mission. Since they so frequently have breadcrumbs I rarely get to them out at restaurants. I made a dozen variations and finally settled on this as the all-around favorite inspired by Jerusalemjerusalem. … Continue reading

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Spring Bounty Hash

Since not working at the Farmers’ Markets every week anymore, I’ve been feeling a lack of inspiration in the vegetable department. I joined a CSA (Community Supported Agricluture) for the first time and it has quickly cured my uninventive vegetable … Continue reading

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Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Warning! The following entry has a gluten and dairy-full recipe. There is a GF and DF version at the bottom. My friends Jake and Joy got married a few weeks back and asked me to make the desserts for the … Continue reading

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