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The Season of Kale with Tahini (Among Other Things)

The Season of Kale with Tahini (Among Other Things)

As many have picked up from the sudden proliferation of my mid-day Instagram posts, I no longer work at Good Eggs. Those of you in the Bay Area and following food news might have read about the round of layoffs and closures that happened in early August; I was among the crew let go. If […]

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Summer into fall, with Sweet Corn Soup

Summer into fall, with Sweet Corn Soup

This might not seem like the ideal moment, at least in the Bay Area, to post a recipe about soup. It has been suffocatingly hot here all week, exacerbated by the fact that ours are not apartments or businesses or schools—or people, for that matter—made for the heat. But you can eat this soup not only hot […]

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Simple Summer Bliss | Strawberry & Mozzarella Salad

Simple Summer Bliss | Strawberry & Mozzarella Salad

I’m smitten with summer. There’s no time so carefree as this, when the weather itself cries out for us to step back and set aside our obligations—real and imagined—in order to just enjoy the season, the place we’re in, the people around us. I welcome the reminder, and I try to give in whenever possible. To […]

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Familiar Rhythms | Stewed Favas, Peas & Little Gems with Parmesan Rice

Familiar Rhythms | Stewed Favas, Peas & Little Gems with Parmesan Rice

It’s comforting to find myself falling back into the familiar rhythms of a season—to be reminded that though time passes, some things really do stay the same. In recent weeks, I have arranged my stone fruit on the counter for optimal ripening, with no fruit touching another; plunged bouquets of herbs into water to decorate the counter as well as […]

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the showstoppers | new potato & tomato tatin

the showstoppers | new potato & tomato tatin

Oh, summertime! It’s all tomatoes with good olive oil and bike rides and afternoon beers over here, and I hope you’ve got the same. I struggle, always, with the whole fear-of-missing-out thing, afraid I’ll not take full advantage of one thing or another. The condition is particularly heightened during these months. Have I eaten enough peaches? Am […]

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