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Tuna-Strawberry Salad

Seared tuna over arugula with strawberries and avocado. Delishy! Related posts: Recipe: Strawberry Daiquiri Supper on the Porch: Cedar Plank Salmon and Strawberry-Kale Salad Strawberry Conserve Recipe Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Arugula and Hazelnuts

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Breakfast Strata

The last thing you want to do when you wake up on Christmas morning is cook. So make your breakfast the night before. How does egg, spinach, sausage and cheese sound? I’ve made this Christmas breakfast strata recipe a few times, […]

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Pumpkin Bread

There’s something very Christmas-y about baking a loaf of pumpkin bread. It fills the house with the aroma of those winter-warm spices while it’s cooking, and afterwards, becomes the oh-I’ll-just-sneak-a-taste snack cake you just need to have lying around over […]

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American 76

We wanted an American cocktail for Thanksgiving, and we wanted something festive and bubbly. Sarah and I came up with a brilliant solution, if we do say so ourselves: a riff on the French 75, with American bourbon instead of gin. We […]

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Pork, Fennel and Chard Soup

A pork, fennel and chard soup we made up on the fly! Well worth saving. A delicious winter’s night soup. PrintPork, Fennel and Chard Soup Serving Size: 6 servings Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems cut into […]

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Seasame-Ginger Bok Choy

We’ve fallen in love with a teeny, tiny bok choy — smaller even than baby bok choy. Each piece is about as big as your thumb. It’s known as Shanghai bok choy. We love making it stir-fry, with a sesame […]

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Peggy’s Roasted Tomato Spread

A simple hors d’oevure, fabulous spread over goat cheese on baguettes. And delicious the next day in omelettes. An easy, set-it-and-forget-it recipe from the farm’s friend Peggy, who recommends leaving the skins on and seeds in for a nice country-style […]

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Summer Vegetable Frittata

A great summer vegetable frittata recipe to solve your leftovers problem. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, and add meat or chicken or bacon, or not. Summer Vegetable Frittata 1 onion, diced 3 cooked sausages, cut into coins 1 […]

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Blue on Blue Salad

One of our favorite dishes from our dinner at Grange in Westwood was the Blue on Blue Salad. It combined tender Boston lettuce with tangy blue cheese and sweet berries, with a hint of tarragon. I like our little version […]

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Currant Jelly Recipe

After our impressive currant harvest, we let the currants sit in plastic tubs in the fridge for as long as we could, daring them to rot. Then moments before it was too late, I embarked on a new project: jelly-making! […]

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Our Own Sour Cherry Pie!

Though we’ve been growing sour cherries for a bunch of years, we’ve never had a big enough yield to make an entire pie of all our own cherries. Well folks, this is the year. Not only do we have enough […]

Giada's Turkey Meatballs
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Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

We discovered that Samantha loves meatballs, and they’re a great way to get a few extra dark greens into her diet! Greg was inspired by Giada’s recipe for mini turkey meatballs and added spinach. We made a bunch extra to […]

Beans with sofrito
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Black Beans with Sofrito

Who said we won’t learn? We discovered a few recipes using the sofrito method of imparting deep, rich, flavor to our dishes and we’re using it in our own cooking now. Greg made a sofrito by pureeing and sautéing onion, […]

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Kale with Pine Nuts and Pine Nut Butter

You don’t have to pull the kale off the stems for this recipe, but it makes for a nicer presentation when you’re doing a fancy dinner. Bonus: It’s vegan! Recipe, apres jump. Related posts: Pine Nut Butter Recipe Recipe: Cilantro […]

Maple-Roasted Squash with Chestnuts
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Maple-Roasted Squash with Chestnuts

This recipe is festive, but easy, easy, easy. It can be done the day before, then reheated. Maple and brown sugar flavor the squash during the roasting and chestnuts make a fine garnish. You won’t even miss the butter. Related […]

Meyer Lemon Sidecars
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Meyer Lemon Sidecars

Greg found Meyer lemons at Whole Foods. A seasonal specialty, these lemons are known for having a thinner skin than regular lemons, and their juice is a bit sweeter. According to Wikipedia, the meyer lemon comes from China and was […]

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Vegetable Broth Recipe

I’ve become expert at making chicken stock. I’ll do two kinds: the complicated sort where you save up all your bones and caracasses for months and then make an enormous batch of stock, even straining it through cheesecloth and clarifying […]

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Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes

Greg got a beautiful ham from our farmers market from Kiernan Farm. What goes better with ham than scalloped potatoes? Here’s how we made them. Related posts: Recipe: Zucchini-Tomato Gratin Wild Card Saturday Potato Skins Korean Fried Chicken Flank Steak […]

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Recipe: Braised Green Beans

When you think of braising, it’s usually meats, right? A pork shoulder, bubbling for hours in a bath of milk? Or a brisket, getting so juicy and tender in tomato sauce? Well one of my favorite braising recipes could be […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Blueberry Smash

Normally we don’t go for vodka drinks around here anymore. (We’re into amaro lately.) But this drink, which we found originally in Bon Appetit, looked so refreshing (and seasonal!) that I couldn’t pass it up. When I went to pour […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Mojitos

This photo got a lot of comments over on Facebook, so I thought we’d better share the recipe here, too! Yummy refreshing minty rummy drinks, after the jump. Related posts: Watermelon-Basil Mojitos Cocktail Recipe: Mint Juleps Gin Gin Mules Cocktail […]

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Cocktail: Aviation

You can never have enough posts of Aviations, in my humble opinion. Recipe post of the Aviation is here. Related posts: Cocktail Recipe: Aviaton Aviation Cocktails with Karen Christmas Cocktail: Perfect Parallel Cocktail Recipe: Criterium