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Tartine with chevre and confit tomatoes - one of several kitchen projects I occupied myself with during the hurricane!

Tartine with chevre and confit tomatoes - one of several kitchen projects I occupied myself with during the hurricane!

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Skolebrød, a tasty, traditional Norwegian treat of cardamom buns with a custard center and coconut icing.

Skolebrød, a tasty, traditional Norwegian treat of cardamom buns with a custard center and coconut icing.

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Pasta with eggplants, tomatoes, and fresh ricotta.  A perfect farmer

Pasta with eggplants, tomatoes, and fresh ricotta. A perfect farmer's market meal.

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Creamy, luxurious homemade ricotta, plus a honeyed grape compote to serve with it.

Creamy, luxurious homemade ricotta, plus a honeyed grape compote to serve with it.

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How do you make grilled corn even better?  Add smokey peach butter!

How do you make grilled corn even better? Add smokey peach butter!

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Tomato and nectarine caprese salad.  Summer perfection.

Tomato and nectarine caprese salad. Summer perfection.

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Summery vegetable salad topped with smoked trout.

Summery vegetable salad topped with smoked trout.

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Strawberry drinking vinegar.  Drink vinegar??  Oh yes!  Sweet, tangy, and refreshing, this is my new drink for the summer.

Strawberry drinking vinegar. Drink vinegar?? Oh yes! Sweet, tangy, and refreshing, this is my new drink for the summer.

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Chilled avocado, cucumber, and buttermilk soup.

Chilled avocado, cucumber, and buttermilk soup.

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Light, tender ricotta gnocchi with a wonderful butter braised summer squash sauce.

Light, tender ricotta gnocchi with a wonderful butter braised summer squash sauce.

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Light and refreshing cabbage and kohlrabi slaw with dried cranberries, mint, and a tangy honey-lemon dressing.

Light and refreshing cabbage and kohlrabi slaw with dried cranberries, mint, and a tangy honey-lemon dressing.

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A fresh take on sauteed sugar snap peas, with turmeric, mustard, and tarragon.

A fresh take on sauteed sugar snap peas, with turmeric, mustard, and tarragon.

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Ice cream sandwiches made with homemade raspberry ice cream and lemon coconut shortbread.

Ice cream sandwiches made with homemade raspberry ice cream and lemon coconut shortbread.

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Orzo pasta salad with mixed herb pistou, feta, and veggies.  A delicious way to mix it up from standard pesto pasta salad.

Orzo pasta salad with mixed herb pistou, feta, and veggies. A delicious way to mix it up from standard pesto pasta salad.

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Marinated beef kebabs with salsa verde.  It

Marinated beef kebabs with salsa verde. It's a summer flavor explosion!

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Warm potato salad with Swiss chard and bacon.

Warm potato salad with Swiss chard and bacon.

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A rustic tart with beets, chevre, and figs, topped with a balsamic syrup and mint.

A rustic tart with beets, chevre, and figs, topped with a balsamic syrup and mint.

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Mushroom falafel.  Different, but SO good.

Mushroom falafel. Different, but SO good.

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Strawberry buttermilk bread.  Tastes like summer!  Perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea.

Strawberry buttermilk bread. Tastes like summer! Perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea.

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Grilled broccoli with pickled shallots and golden raisins.  Amazing.

Grilled broccoli with pickled shallots and golden raisins. Amazing.

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Springy pea soup with coconut milk and a subtle taste of ginger.

Springy pea soup with coconut milk and a subtle taste of ginger.

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Lamb chops with an amazing coconut-mint sauce.

Lamb chops with an amazing coconut-mint sauce.

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A beautiful mix of spring vegetables with lemon-tarragon butter.

A beautiful mix of spring vegetables with lemon-tarragon butter.

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White lasagne with asparagus and mushrooms.  Quick, make it before spring is over!

White lasagne with asparagus and mushrooms. Quick, make it before spring is over!

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Oven braised chicken legs.  Tender meat, crispy skin, and a fabulous white wine and artichoke sauce.

Oven braised chicken legs. Tender meat, crispy skin, and a fabulous white wine and artichoke sauce.

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Sauteed asparagus topped with creamy scrambled eggs (with a hint of lemon).  A perfect spring meal.

Sauteed asparagus topped with creamy scrambled eggs (with a hint of lemon). A perfect spring meal.

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Spice rubbed salmon tacos with avocado-tomatillo salsa.

Spice rubbed salmon tacos with avocado-tomatillo salsa.

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Cozy, rustic, delicious - but not too heavy! - Swiss chard gratin.

Cozy, rustic, delicious - but not too heavy! - Swiss chard gratin.

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Moroccan carrots, sweet, spicy, tangy, bursting with flavor!  These make a great salad or mezze.

Moroccan carrots, sweet, spicy, tangy, bursting with flavor! These make a great salad or mezze.

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Roasted chicken with cardamom-yogurt marinade, plus an eggplant curry.

Roasted chicken with cardamom-yogurt marinade, plus an eggplant curry.

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Roasted sweet potatoes and smokey andouille sausage, tossed with spinach.

Roasted sweet potatoes and smokey andouille sausage, tossed with spinach.

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Surprisingly easy and super delicious, gnudi are dumplings that are basically the fillings of ravioli getting the chance to star on their own.

Surprisingly easy and super delicious, gnudi are dumplings that are basically the fillings of ravioli getting the chance to star on their own.

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Congee, a Chinese rice porridge, laced with lemon and ginger and topped with pork and fried onions.  A fabulous comfort food!

Congee, a Chinese rice porridge, laced with lemon and ginger and topped with pork and fried onions. A fabulous comfort food!

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Tasty, plump little dumplings with a creamy broccoli-ginger filling.

Tasty, plump little dumplings with a creamy broccoli-ginger filling.

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