Category Archives: Salty

Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Salad

Watermelons are amazing right now. All the melons at the farmers’ markets are. I love Two Happy Children for their watermelons, both yellow and red, as well as amazing white and orange fleshed melons, and Farmer John of Engel Farms … Continue reading

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It’s a Cracker.

Hosting a supper-club with another individual was both more stressful and less stressful. It took more prep time, but much less time on the day of. With more time on my hands that morning, I threw in a couple more … Continue reading

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Seared Peach and Grilled Chicken Salad

I’m back off the sugar truck and have been craving salads. Maybe that has something to do with the 2 nights in a row of fries for dinner and other foods that should not be consumed as a meal (or … Continue reading

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Zucchini Oat Muffins

Wait, what the hell am I supposed to do with all that zucchini? Holy crap that’s a lot of squash. There’s only so much zucchini I can eat. No, Mr. Farmer I don’t need anymore of your zucchini seconds. Any … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Raisins, Capers, and Almonds. Yes.

I am very particular about how I like my cauliflower. I used to like it if my mom roasted it with butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese. I still only liked the small pieces that were doused in the topping, but I … Continue reading

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Thai Cucumber Salad

I was craving a little Tom Kha Gai and decided to make a side dish of sweet and slightly spicy cucumbers to go along with it. I’d say it was a success and had a nice cooling effect after eating … Continue reading

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Mussels with Leeks and Smokey Paprika

Did you know that Bivalves must stay alive until the time you cook them or you can poison your eaters? True story. I’ve known this since I started liking mussels and clams and usually the fish people remind you as … Continue reading

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Steamed Spinach and Chard with Roasted Beets, Walnuts, and Tzatziki

I had big plans for this little dish, but at the last minute I didn’t have enough time to make individual chard packages of warm goat cheese, so I went in a totally different direction. It’s way into beet season, … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Pepper Feta Spread

This was one of the many simple sides made during the Middle Eastern Feast. One of the great things about this side is that it acts as a shortcut to make several sides: overlap a few ingredients here and there … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Table: Middle Eastern Feast

It’s been quite awhile since the last installment of The Neighborhood Table and it feels like ages since it was my turn. I went with a Middle Eastern theme last week and got completely absorbed in all the wonderful delicacies … Continue reading

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