Category Archives: salads

A BIG, BEAUTIFUL HARVEST SALAD WITH DELICATA SQUASH AND KALE

A Big, Beautiful Harvest Salad with Delicata Squash and Kale | The Year in Food

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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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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SQUASH PASTA WITH YOGURT, PEAS AND CHILE // FACING THAT OPEN SPACE

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When I left home to travel last month, it felt like a perfect clean slate: I had just turned in my manuscript; my most longstanding regular freelance gig, with Etsy, had come to a close; and a fledgling romance had unraveled. It was kind of liberating. I had no loose ends, and no compelling reason […]

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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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GRILLED BEET SALAD

Grilled Beet salad

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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