Monthly Archives: July 2011

Roasted Corn Salad with Chiles, Lime, and Parmesan Cheese

Every month, I get about a million food magazines delivered to my door. I greet each with unbridled enthusiasm, glee even. I devour their pages, dog-earing every other one as I make mental plans to for festive dinner parties, spontaneous … Continue reading

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Basil Mint Pesto (That You’ll Want to Eat With a Spoon)

The other morning my mother brought me a huge bag of fresh basil from her garden, which I aimlessly placed next to the huge bag of fresh basil that I had just bought at the grocery store. Since I hate … Continue reading

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Beet Salad with Harissa Dressing

A couple of posts ago I wrote about reuniting with my childhood friend Danielle, from a large Moroccan family, who had grown up to become a caterer. At the time of the reunion I had been fantasizing about a Moroccan … Continue reading

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Here on Two Lazy Gourmets, we talk a lot about how easy it is to cook simple yet surprisingly delicious dishes, but here’s a secret: sometimes being a Lazy Gourmet means not cooking at all. And no, I don’t mean … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Recipe Challenge

Last week my sister gave me a cooking challenge. She asked if I could suggest a Swiss chard recipe that would be delicious, healthy, and easy to prepare. In her words, “I know there are ways to cook [greens], and … Continue reading

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