Category Archives: entrees

LOUISIANA + THE TABASCO TASTEMAKERS TRIP // CAJUN-SPICED SWEET POTATO BURGERS

Cajun-Spiced Sweet Potato Burgers // the year in food

Flying into New Orleans on a Friday afternoon, what struck me from the window of the airplane was how pervasive and dramatic the serpentine waterways were. It was a landscape of water upon water, broken just barely by clumps of small brownish dots – the water-loving plants of the bayou. It was, of course, the […]

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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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GRILL-ROASTED CHICKEN

Grill-roasted Chicken

Bon Appetit invited five bloggers to take a test spin with their ridiculously awesome new grilling book. I was thrilled to have a go at grill-roasting a whole chicken. I love me a roast chicken – it’s classic and a go-to on cold evenings or when looking to feed a small group. So it goes […]

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A KIND OF HUSH // PHO FOR WINTER DAYS

Pho with Tofu and Winter Greens

I had grand intentions for my January first. There would be a fire in the fireplace, a copy of the Sunday NYT to peruse. I would make pho, slowly, cooking in the way that I used to cook when it was just for me, totally private and selfish and gratifying and calm. There would be […]

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