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I suspect you have a pretty good idea what a plate of linguine looks like. No, no red sauce, just the pasta. In your mind’s eye throw on top some breadcrumbs and olive oil. Got the picture? Good, now I don’t feel bad about not having a picture for you!

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This salad is about as easy as it gets to prepare. The trickiest part is finding good quality ingredients. This is going to be true whenever you are making anything that has only a small number of ingredients. Mediocre items don’t have anything to hide behind so everything has got to be as good as […]

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I found this recipe a couple of years ago in one of Melissa Clark’s “Good Appetite” columns in the New York Times Dining Section. I have been in love with it ever since.

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You may be wondering what the point of this post is… I can tell you only one thing…

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Basil Pesto

So a while back I gave you a recipe for spinach pesto which is definitely one of my go-to sauces. But, the other day I was at the market and got a whiff of the fresh basil and I’m sorry, I just couldn’t resist. Spring has been here, at least officially, for about a week […]

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So my baby boy turned three this weekend. Three. Years. Old. That’s 3! I’m still in shock. Then, I jerk myself out of shock by reminding myself that my parents must say things to themselves like “I can’t believe our youngest is turning 37 this year!” That said, 3 still seems like a lot to […]

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This is one of those easy recipes that for some reason I don’t think to make all that often. But, boy oh boy, when I do I wonder why I don’t make it more. It’s simple and delicious. (A running theme here on the blog!) It’s actually so hearty that I’ve been known to halve […]

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I love fresh basil, which is what traditional pesto sauce is made from. It’s bright, fragrant, and delicious. But, it’s so totally out of season in the winter and it’s hard for me to rationalize shelling out $20 on it at the grocery store for basil when there are bags of spinach sitting there on […]

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So here’s the most simple and most divine recipe for asparagus I’ve ever encountered. In truth, I’m not sure it even really qualifies as a “recipe” since it has only three ingredients and only three quick steps. Not to mention the steps are vague and the ingredients don’t have any specific quantities, which, might scare […]

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