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Baked Chicken with Lemon Marmalade Glaze

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Thanks to my many generous, green-thumbed, food-loving friends, my kitchen cupboards are crammed year-round with homemade jams: persimmon butter, blackberry and poppy flower preserves, grapefruit marmalade, quince jam, green tomato and chili chutney (made by the coauthor), and many more. … Continue reading

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Betsy’s Warm Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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If you read last week’s Chipotle Turkey Burger post, and you’re particularly observant, you may have wondered about the blurry side dish in the background of the burger photo. This week we swap focus and let Betsy’s Warm Potato Salad … Continue reading

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Sweet and Savory Curry-Persimmon Salad With Cashews

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My mother’s bountiful Sonoma, California garden has been the cause of many of my cooking adventures. Such blog hits as Israeli Salad, Basil-Mint Pesto, and Zucchini, Corn, and Almond Salad were all direct results of her very green thumb. I’ve simmered … Continue reading

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Crepe Filling with Peas, Pancetta, and Mint

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So, are you hooked on making crepes yet? A while back I posted a basic recipe for crepes, along with some pointers on technique. (It’s really pretty easy. And addictive.) Then I posted one of my favorite crepe fillings: a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Sukkot with Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa, White Beans, Olives, and Feta Cheese

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Raised in hippie Berkeley in the 1970s by a non-observant Jewish mom and a devoutly agnostic father, my religious upbringing was scant to say the least. When asked directly, my parents always insisted we were Jewish, and we did enjoy … Continue reading

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

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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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Cucumber Salad with Lime Dressing

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If you’re familiar with San Francisco weather, you know how rare a warm summer night is here. Or a warm summer day, for that matter. Naturally, the family dinner that I cooked a few weeks ago—featuring four dishes that all … Continue reading

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The Lazy Gourmet’s Non-Lazy Book Tour Continues!

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It’s official: we are SO not lazy! The mid-summer leg of our Lazy Gourmet book tour saw us at four events in the span of two weeks, including a trip down to Pasadena’s famous Vroman’s bookstore, where we were warmly … Continue reading

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

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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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Orecchiette with Goat Cheese, Peas, and Mint

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The calendar says it’s Springtime, nearly summer, even, but the winter weather we’re having is putting a damper on my mood. Last night, in a desperate attempt to lighten things up, I cooked up this quick pasta dish that celebrates … Continue reading

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