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Hello, friends! Here’s a selection of images from Samin Nosrat’s most recent Tartine Afterhours. If you’d like to see some front of house images, you can take a gander at a few from a dinner I attended last year. This time around, I hid out in the kitchen most of the evening. It was SO […]

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There is something so refreshing about the color green. Thinking about this color throughout the week, and going to the markets looking for spring greens – not winter kales and collards or anything in that wintry family, mind you, but these delicate first greens of spring, was a calming, almost meditative, affair. Happy spring, friends. […]

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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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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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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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