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Fuyu Persimmons with Savory Goat Cheese Pasta

Fuyu persimmons are almost too gorgeous to eat. Bright orange and shiny, they hang from their branches like holiday ornaments, brightening the gray fall skies. In season from mid-October through December, fuyu persimmons grow all over my neighborhood, but judging … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Tomatoes

It’s a common misconception. Everyone thinks that since I’m a cookbook author, my family must eat fabulous, home-cooked, gourmet meals every single night. The truth is, while I try to cook a “proper” meal at least several nights a week, … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Goat Cheese, Peas, and Mint

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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Next Stop on Our Virtual Book Tour: Art & Lemons

We’ve reached the second stop on our very exciting virtual book tour: Nikki Gardner’s gorgeous Art & Lemons blog. In Nikki’s own words, Art & Lemons is “about art, food, and story. I feature contemporary art and artists (especially photography), original … Continue reading

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Winter Just Got a Little Brighter: Farfalle with Kale Pesto

I have a love/hate relationship with my CSA box. I love the idea of having fresh, seasonal, locally grown vegetables plucked from the earth and delivered to my doorstep. I’m totally like a kid on Christmas morning as I struggle … Continue reading

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