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I have always loved that the Persian New Year, Norooz, coincides with the beginning of spring. It feels right, to begin the year anew now, when everything is crawling out from the heavy cloak of winter, the year’s new growth tentatively unfurling. It is the easiest time to slough off the old and look forward. […]

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I realized over the weekend how excited I am about salads for this time of year. Salad in the colder months of fall and winter is a different beast than a bright, refreshing plate of summer produce tossed in olive oil. They’re big and bold; they have heft and weight and substance. And I think […]

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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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Howdy, friends. I picked up a new phrase from my friend Erin last week: in the molasses. That’s kinda how I feel right now. It’s intense over here in crazy-making bookland. The immensity of the work before me on this cookbook and the time left to get ‘er done leave me feeling dizzy and panicked. […]

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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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