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My father would have turned 69 last weekend. ¬†Sixty nine doesn’t seem that old to me – my grandmother is ninety three and still going strong – but in January, it will be five years since we lost him. I say we …
Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Nothing really sings of spring like Asparagus. The little stalks, poking up so proudly, and tasting so very green are the essence of all that is springtime. Asparagus was a seasonal vegetable before eating seasonally was cool – I remember eating lots …

The Care and Keeping of Strawberries

Springtime is strawberry season! And even though the strawberries aren't quite there yet (the heavy rains we've had in California have really impacted the flavor), that hasn't stopped me from buying and eating pounds of them -- I've loved them since I …
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