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RECIPE: Gazpacho with Crab
Gazpacho is a cold Spanish soup, popular, of course, in summer for its temperature, as well as its peak-season ingredients. I once read that Flamenco dancers eat Gazpacho to stay slim–not a bad recommendation. I top off this version with … Continue reading
RECIPE: Seared Halibut with Vegetable Crisps and Olive Oil Smashed New Potatoes
Seasonal eating is not just about produce: meats, seafood, even cheeses also have their peak seasons. This is a composed dish of seasonal products that can easily be deconstructed and made on three separate occasions. The potatoes, for instance, are … Continue reading
RECIPE: Peach Melba
I would never give you a seasonal menu without dessert! Peaches and raspberries are best in July. Served with ice cream, this dish is both traditional and iconic, as well as peak-season.
RECIPE: Tilapia with Tarragon Pistou
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Pistou is from the South of France, a French answer to pesto that always makes me think of summer, as it’s the only time I’ve been to sun-soaked, herb-overrun Provence. Tarragon is an underused … Continue reading
RECIPE: Sweet Onion and Goat Cheese Tarts
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I’m a grazer. I know I’m supposed to eat three meals a day, but I’d rather take one bite of a million little things than sit down to a huge pot. Variety is, as … Continue reading
RECIPE: Red Pistou Pasta With Shrimp And Crunchy Herbes De Provence Crumbs
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Last summer about this time I arrived in Provence for a three week family holiday in Cassis, a storybook fishing village turned fashionable retreat. Like any food writer worth her salt, I arrived … Continue reading
RECIPE: Key Lime Shrimp Tacos
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Key limes were brought to the States by Spanish explorers, and the limes continued to entrench themselves in the tropics and subtropics of the New World, including South Florida and its famed Keys—and … Continue reading