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Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious flavor! For lack of a more articulate explanation! A few … Continue reading

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

Israeli Salad, distinguished by finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, is described (according to Wikipedia), as “the most well-known national dish of Israel.” Way to go on the fame and recognition, Israeli Salad! You totally deserve it. You are sooooo good. … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

You may have heard that the other day Chez Panisse celebrated its fortieth birthday. I grew up just a few blocks from the famed Berkeley restaurant and my first memory of it was right around the time it opened. It’s … Continue reading

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Blini-Style Crepes with Sour Cream, Caviar, and Chives

I’m still at it: making crepes. Yes, I know, making crepes is not necessarily a lazy process, but despite the admittedly non-lazy labor required it’s actually pretty easy. If you can make pancakes, you can make crepes. Read how I … Continue reading

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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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Crepes with Shrimp, Tomato, and Chives

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about one of my favorite things to cook: crepes. (I admit, making crepes is not necessarily a lazy process, but if you’ve never made them before you might be surprised by how simple … Continue reading

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