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Eat Like It’s Summertime

There’s no denying it.  We are on the last gasp of summer.  Children are back in school.  Labor day is around the corner.  Even in Los Angeles, where the heat will continue for a month or two, the mornings are darker, the …
Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Totally Classic Potato Salad

There are certain foods that just scream “summer.”  Tomato sandwiches, of course.  Corn on the cob.  Watermelon.  Peach ice cream.   And potato salad. Of course, potato salad isn’t necessarily seasonal  – the ingredients – potatoes, celery, eggs — are easy to …
Tahini Sesame Banana Bread Dominique Ansel

Sesame Banana Bread

Before I had children, I knew about the downsides.  I knew about the sleepless nights, the chaotic house, the picky eaters.  But nobody told me about the bananas. You see, being a parent mean you always have old, tired, browning bananas in …
Easy weeknight vegetarian paleo dinner

Spicy Cabbage with an Egg on Top

There are times when I’m a fancy cook.  When I take time in the kitchen, slicing potatoes paper thin for Pommes Anna, slowly rendering the fat from the skin of a duck breast until it is perfectly crisp, pounding lemongrass for homemade …

Crispies (Open Face Quesadillas)

Yay!  It’s snack food Sunday!  Um, I mean Super Bowl Sunday.   If you’re looking for an easy snack to serve at your Super Bowl party, look no further than these Crispy tortillas with salsa and cheese.  They are easy to make, …
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