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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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I was delighted to shoot Bon Appetit Food Lover’s Cleanse for a second year this December. (This year with the tremendous help of Stacy Ladenburger – thank you!) The two-week menu plan is fantastic. It’s creative, vibrant, wholesome, interesting and produce-centric with some meat and fish – kind of how I like to eat all […]

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Originally, I had a grand vision of waxing poetic about finding the magic in winter, once the holidays are over and there is the long sludge of February and March to get through. I’ll save that armchair wisdom for a rainy day, because there really is no winter to speak of, not here anyway, and […]

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It’s that time of year again, isn’t it? I’m referring not to holidays but to the annual wave of colds and flus making the rounds. The weather turns and folks are down for the count. I’ve got a weapon against this – it’s called soup. If you load a soup with fortifying vegetables such as […]

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It’s funny how sometimes the memory of a dish will follow you around for months, even years. It was sometime last spring that I had a dish like that, at Range here in San Francisco. The memorable dish was remarkably simple, though I didn’t know that at the time: Cod a la Nage. A la […]

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