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Braised Squid with Chickpeas from Rustica, a New York Times Notable cookbook. Saffron, chorizo, mint, and garlic play in this beautiful broth.
Pomegranate-Mint Spritzer : a festive, non-alcoholic party drink.
Broccoli Soup with Lemon and Ricotta: a creamy, dreamy take on Donna Hay's recipe. (vegetarian)
Lumberjack Cake adapted from Frances restaurant in San Francisco, a humble yet stunning dessert.
Fettuccine with Turkey Meatballs and Smoky Sauce, for cold nights
Creamy White Grits and Chanterelle Mushrooms made with mild Italian sausages, or without (for the vegetarian option). A perfect Fall meal.
Summer creeping into Fall: Roasted Romano Beans with smoked paprika, lemon and toasted hazelnuts - a fast and healthy side dish.
Sesame-Crusted Tuna on a Bed of Udon Noodles- a fast weeknight dinner with an Asian twist.
Roasted Broccoli with Anchovy Sauce: my simplest, go-to side 'sophisticated' side dish. The anchovy sauce adds an incredible umami flavor to the roasted broccoli.
The end of summer Peach and Amaretto Jam: almondy and full of flavor.
Fig, Mint and Honey Galette: rush for the season and make this now: buttery, crumbly crust is the perfect canvas for jammy figs.
Garden fresh, healthy lavash flatbread and an anniversary celebration.
The perfect American Burger. Homemade buns, the full-proof patty grilling technique for the juiciest burgers.
A perfect summer salad: thinly sliced zucchini, lemon cucumbers, chopped hazelnuts, English peas, and mint.
Heidi Swanson's Honey & Rose Water Tapioca with toasted pistachios and lemon zest. You'll want to hover over the pot for this one...
Grilled watermelon salad and fastest-ever pickled radishes, fleeting summer.
Brothy Beef Shortribs - a stick-to-your bones brew perfect for a San Francisco summer.
Strawberry conserve: the fastest and easiest preserve you'll ever make.
A delicious vegetarian meal for a crowd: Ottolenghi's Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Marinated Onions and Creamy Cheese
A Summer worth waiting for: Poached Halibut and a lime-y corn salad.
Have you tried juicing? Try this simple recipe for carrot-ginger-orange juice for a healthy boost.
Sicilian Salad from David Tanis: the art of last minute.
Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) Soup with Caramelized Onions: a nutty, sweet, and savory soup that's creamy, without the cream!
Salted Butter Caramels, adapted from David Lebovitz - why taking risks pays off.
Cilantro Chicken Skewers with Mango Salsa: welcome, summer
An Italian twist on an American favorite: Balsamic Strawberry Shortcakes!
Lentil and Turnip Soup garnished with pounded walnuts, parsley and olive oil: a true Spring soup.
Simple but intoxicating: Roasted Rhubarb with Cardamom and Vanilla.
Weeknight roast chicken and potatoes: simple, fast, juicy, and easier than you might expect.
Sautéed Duck Breasts with White Bean Ragout and Escarole - recipe from Frances' Melissa Perello
Wild Mushroom and Crescenza Pizza: a weekend worth waiting for.
The husband takes over the kitchen: a delicious Pappardelle with Bison Bolognese Ragu
A nourishing vegetarian dish: Beets and Carrots with Couscous and Harissa Yogurt
Chicken Tortilla Soup with Tomatillo Salsa and dreams of summer.