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Sweet Chili Grilled Bok Choy

Rich was with me at the market, and for some reason, they had a huge display of bok choy in the produce department. Which then reminded him that we both really like grilled bok choy, so, why not pick some … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts, Roasted and Tossed With Feta and Pecans

I was at an unofficial Book Club (weekday, smaller crowd) lunch and my friend Mira was tossing some sprouts together with some sliced sausage to pop into the oven. No biggie, right? I mean, who doesn’t roast their sprouts anymore … Continue reading

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Èpinard Maude

A kindofa fancy name for Louisiana-style creamed spinach (nicely seasoned with zippy pepperjack cheese and stuff and absolutely none of that nutmeg malarkey). Also an hommage to my first car, a spinach colored totally terrible AMC Hornet, previously driven by … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Risotto

A friend of ours *grudgingly* gets her kids and husband to eat “mommy’s rice”  – cauliflower processed into rice-like grains and usually served Spanish-style with a spiced tomato sauce – every now and again. This version, loaded with cheese and … Continue reading

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Braised Broccoli

Really very little muss or fuss goes into making this tasty veggie side dish, especially if, as did I, you spend the extra and buy your broccoli trimmed and separated into heads (check the fresh bagged veggies in your produce … Continue reading

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Asparagus Stir Fry

I was looking for a veggie side to go with our teriyaki broiled salmon, and cobbled this recipe together from a couple of stir fry recipes I found on the web. The good thing about it – aside from the … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Peas

Tender, sweet, and oh! so tasty; this is just about the only way I make peas anymore, so thanks to Julia Child and whomever inspired her to simplify the more traditional French pea cooking method… we don’t need no scallions … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash & ‘Shroom Lasagna

I am not a hoooge fan of squash, but, ’tis the season, and, my local family farm had one, final $10 Mystery Bag o’ the season, and it was loaded with peppers and squashes. The peppers were simple: pepper jelly. … Continue reading

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Caponata

Back in the day, at my first job out of school, I worked with a great group of ladies from a large Italian East Boston family, and they loved food. Helen and Jebby were the first to introduce me to … Continue reading

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Snap Peas With Red Pepper, Honey, And Sesame

Last week, I participated in a really cool deal from a local family farm: I ‘attend’ an event on facebook, and, on the designated day (Tuesday, for my farm folk) I show up, pay $10, and receive a bag of … Continue reading

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