Category Archives: Spring

A Seasonal Menu for March

A Menu for March Burrata with Peppers in Olive Oil and Capers Crostini with Cicerchia and Dandelion Greens Smoked Black Cod with Arugula, Leeks and Potatoes in a Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette Braised Mint Lamb Shanks with Green Pea Risotto Olive … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Hand Pies

I’m in the final stretch of preparing for our second annual culinary tour in Paris. I’ll be up early tomorrow and off to the airport by 9 am and as I look around my very messy house I see so … Continue reading

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Longing for Spring Artichoke Soufflés

It is a sunny day at the tail end of winter that has me longing for spring. This morning at Norman’s Fruits and Vegetables, the greengrocer just down the street from my house, there were some beautiful artichokes. I had … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Risotto with Crispy Prosciutto and Basil Oil

A sunny, cloudy Sunday at the end of April. I have a list of things to do a mile long. In fact, I have several lists. But today I will put these ever present, ever growing lists on the far end … Continue reading

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Braised Baby Artichokes with Garlic, Lemon, Mint and Parsley

I can’t believe I arrived home from my trip over a week ago, it already seems like a distant dream… Thankfully I am finally over the dreaded jet lag and am feeling very much my old self again. It is … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble with Cardamom and Hazelnuts

Well, my bags are packed. The amazing thing is my flight is not for another 4 hours. Anyone who knows me understands that this is nothing short of a miracle. Anytime I travel I have grand plans to be organized … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Tart with Goat Cheese and a Pine Nut, Currant and Parsley Relish

I’ve been spending plenty of time in the garden over the past week. What a joy! Last year, with our move to Miami and all the planning and packing it involved, my poor garden got very little attention. I would … Continue reading

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Watercress and Potato Soup with Crème Fraîche

I am sorry that it has been so very quiet here for the past few weeks. Ironically, the reason I haven’t been around to post any recipes since I got back from Holland is that I have been so busy … Continue reading

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