Category Archives: Vegetarian

A Simple Pot of Cannellini Beans with Sage

Sometimes it all comes down to a pot of beans. A simple pot of beans. My cooking over the last few years has become more and more simple. Gone are the days of fussily-plated, multi-course meals that took days to … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Tomato Sugo and Wild Arugula

As many of you already know, this summer I spent an inspiring three weeks in Puglia volunteering at an art restoration workshop hosted by Tonio Creanza with his organization Messors. I have used the words “magical” and “life-changing” to describe … 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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Spaghetti with Cauliflower Pesto

I love to cook for people. I suppose that is pretty obvious to anyone who has spent any time at all looking around this site. And while I am always very happy to cook for just about anyone it must … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash and Toasted Hazelnuts

It is shaping up to be a busy weekend. I will be making pizzas for the open studio my friend Ross will be hosting for the annual East Side Culture Crawl on Friday night. If you happen to be out … Continue reading

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Glazed Carrots with Saffron, Pistachios and Mint

Yesterday was one of those days where there were many things on my to-do list and yet somehow very little got done. There were plans to bake a cake, make some fresh pasta for ravioli, work on the cooking class … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday Morning Frittata with Squash Blossoms and Ricotta

Earlier this week, on a rainy Monday morning, I shuffled around the kitchen after everyone had left for work and school. It was a melancholy sort of morning and I wasn’t sure if this was because of the weather, or … 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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