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Summer Chopped Salad of Tomatoes and Corn

Fresh tomatoes and corn are two of the summer farm’s greatest treats. The large, fleshy tomatoes are a healthy delight that seem decadent and a bit like forbidden fruit. Corn on the cob, on the other hand, brings me right back to childhood with butter dripping down my chin and kernels stuck between my teeth. […]

Got a pulse? Try some lentil soup.

I think lentils, an ancient food, are the crop to save the future as we adapt to new weather patterns hastened by “global weirding.” The more I read about lentils, the more I wonder why I don’t eat them more often. As a crop, they can tolerate extreme temperatures and survive with minimal water and […]

2 + 4 + 6 + 8 = The World’s Easiest Cake

Eaten any drupes lately? If you’ve nibbled on plums, cherries, almonds, mangos, pistachios or slurped down a cup of coffee, you’ve ingested drupes – defined as fleshy fruit with a stone pit. For the World’s Easiest Cake, I like “drupaceous” plums. It’s not exactly the season yet for plums, so keep this recipe top of […]

Fried Rice

Rourke was out of town for a few days, so I was on my own for dinner. Left to my own devices, I generally do one of two things: Experiment. Sometimes this has led to tasty things, and sometimes this has led to awful things that immediately needed to be thrown out. Scavenge. It is […]

Turkish Eggs: An Easy Weeknight Dinner

It’s the holidays. One. Big. Meal. After. Another. If you’re not cooking a feast that was days in the making, you’re eating one prepared by friends or family. As much fun as it can be, sometimes you need a break. Although I first had this dish for brunch at Public in New York last fall, […]

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