Category Archives: color studies

THE COLOR STUDIES: UNEXPECTED PINK

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Something about pink right about now, on the cusp of spring, feels so exuberant, optimistic, and so much a celebration of the season before us. I love how it creeps into the most unsuspecting of produce: we never call those potatoes pink, but they’ve got an undeniable magenta hue. Same goes for those gorgeous Japanese […]

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COLOR STUDIES: THE MOSTLY WHITES

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Napa cabbage Those dramatic purples from the first installation of the Color Studies are a tough act to follow. Where the purples are vivid, saturated and bold, the whites are subtle, quiet and understated. But I have a thing for this color. White turnips White endive When I was in art school, I spent the […]

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COLOR STUDIES : THE PURPLES OF WINTER (A NEW FEATURE)

Radicchio Purple Cauliflower Opal Basil Lollo Rosso Lettuce Radicchio Hello Gang! You may have noticed that I quietly put The Seasonal Food Guide on hiatus after last September’s guide. As much as I loved doing it, there just wasn’t enough time left to dedicate to the research, photography, recipe development and writing each month. In […]

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