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Eggs Baked In Delicata Squash

Sometimes I get ideas to make a dish and I don’t know where the idea came from. In this case, I remember exactly how I got the idea. On my friend Chitra’s Instagram she posted a photo of delicata squash … Continue reading

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Homemade Chile Paste

About a month ago at one of my local farmer’s markets I did a double-take. Next to some fresh herbs I spotted something I hadn’t seen before at the market — lemon grass. Apparently it can be grown here in … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cucumber Salad

I know it’s September, but we’re bound to have some more really hot days before the summer is truly over. This time of year cucumbers are all over the farmer’s markets, and because of the way cucumbers are built they … Continue reading

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Charring Eggplant On The Stove Top

I love eggplant, and this time of year the markets are overflowing with many varieties. Eggplant can be tricky to cook properly, because if it’s not cooked all the way through it’s got an unpleasant texture (well I find it … Continue reading

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Beets & Snaps

This is a great time of year to visit farmer’s markets here in NYC. Produce is at its most vibrant and diverse, not to mention at the peak of flavor (in some cases anyway). Right now you can get such … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Alla Trippa Alla Romana

So I was watching a food travel show about Rome and they talked about the dish trippa alla romana — tripe in the Roman style. Traditionally this is a dish using cow or pig stomach, cooked down with white wine, … Continue reading

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Raw Ramp Pesto

Hello again! I am back in Brooklyn, just in time for ramp season. Ramps, a variety of wild garlic that’s only available in early spring, explodes across the NYC food scene every year. And every year I buy a bunch, … Continue reading

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