Category Archives: a guide to seasonal foods

THE GLORIOUS IN-BETWEEN: A SALAD OF SAUTÉED PEARS AND PLUMS

Plum, pluot, pear // the year in food

I love this time of year. There’s something kind of sparklingly magical about it. The crackly edge in the air, the threat of those long winter nights as the evenings lose their light earlier. It’s brisk. A little wild. But then it’s tempered by blithe, warm days when it feels like all is right in […]

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IN SEASON NOW: FALL

Smoked Trout and Apple Salad

I was thinking about how I am always excited by the transition of seasons, but this is the only season where I am simultaneously a little sad to see summer go and totally enthused for all the coziness of fall. I love this in between period, when we can pair the best of the late […]

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A SALAD OF WHITE PEACHES AND ASPARAGUS

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At the beginning of this year, I made a list of things that I wanted to prioritize in 2013. I didn’t regard it as a set of resolutions, a set of must-dos; I just wanted these things to guide my year, to set a tone. Among those was a pretty strong desire to have more […]

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GREEN ALMOND SALSA RUSTICA

Green Almonds

There’s that palpable change happening again – a sense of building anticipation and elation as the weather warms. On Monday evening while driving to a friend’s, it struck me how odd and wonderful it was that at 7:30 pm there was a golden evening glow about the sky – it felt too late to still […]

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SPRING FORAGING: MINER’S LETTUCE (WITH A SOFT EGG AND SOME ASPARAGUS)

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(Such timing, this morning, while finishing this post: SAVEUR announced their 2013 Best Food Blog Awards finalists, and I am utterly thrilled, humbled and overjoyed that The Year in Food is among those nominated. I’d be so honored if you took a moment to cast a vote for this site! xo, Kimberley) When I was […]

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