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Winter Food for a Summer Body

RECIPE: Fresh Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Turkey Bolognese-Ragout

The weather is the dinner dictator in my life.  My body reacts to the temperatures, and I cook what my body wants.  Lately, London has been fickle.  After weeks, maybe months, it seemed like years, of rain, the sun is … Continue reading

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Sicilian Pasta With Swordfish, Fennel, Mint, and Bread Crumbs

RECIPE: Sicilian Pasta with Swordfish, Fennel, and Mint Topped with Toasted Crumbs, Almonds, and Fennel Seeds

When my husband suggested that we go on a honeymoon in Sicily, I was skeptical. The he turned to me and said, “They eat nothing but olive oil, swordfish, and almond granita.” I booked the tickets myself. We started in … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Eat, Fish, Main Courses, Recipes, Sides, Starches, Voyages
 

Crottin de Chèvre and Roasted Cherry Tomato Tartine with Fresh Herbs and Honey

RECIPE: Crottin de Chèvre and Roasted Cherry Tomato Tartine with Fresh Herbs and Honey

It was a surprise sunny Sunday afternoon here in London, and I wanted to make something to match.  I had that Poilâne bread I’d picked up when I passed by the shop last week.  Slightly past its peak, but perfect … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Bread & Butter, Easy, Eat, Recipes, Sandwiches, Vegetarian
 

Chunky Cherry Tomato Shrimp Puttanesca for Two

RECIPE: Chunky Cherry Tomato Shrimp Puttanesca

I love the flavor of pasta, but sometimes, I don’t want to eat pasta. Do you know what I mean? I get pasta guilt. I’ve fallen hard for this dish. A super fresh puttanesca sauce, made from throwing olive oil, … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Easy, Eat, Fish, French in a Flash, Main Courses, Recipes, Series
 

Broiled Provençale Scallops

RECIPE: Broiled Scallops Provençale

I hate to say it, but I have a real bone to pick with English markets.  And I just don’t understand what the problem is!  I can never find seafood.  Giant shrimp like we have in the States.  Scallops.  Calamari.  … Continue reading

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Crisp Haricots Verts Salad with Fresh Tomatoes and Garlic for a Meatless Monday

RECIPE: Crisp Haricots Verts Salad with Fresh Tomatoes and Garlic

My Mémé, my grandmother, makes the most amazing green beans.  In France, traditionally, vegetables are “well done”–soft, supple.  And Mémé’s green beans are the same–stewed with garlic and tomatoes à la Provençal until the green beans start to split at … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, French in a Flash, Meatless Mondays, Recipes, Salad, Series, Sides, Soup & Salad, Vegetables, Vegetarian