Tag Archives: pesto

Vegetable Soupe Au Pistou

It’s getting to be late in the fall and that means that if you have a CSA or shop at the farmers market you are swimming in more vegetables than you know what to possibly do with. As the growing … Continue reading

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Midweek Masterpiece: Homemade Polenta with Ramp Pesto, Seared Brussels Sprouts, and Italian Sausage

You may have noticed that the voice on this blog is sounding a little one sided. “I thought there were supposed to be two cooks?” you may be saying to yourself (we only hope you read so often as to … Continue reading

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Literary holiday season hors d’oeuvres

We had a wonderful time at the Desk Set’s Biblioball last Saturday serving up some very special hors d’oeuvres of salt and pepper shrimp with olive tapanade, mushroom duxelle, pesto and roasted red peppers on crostini and baked tofu with … Continue reading

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Early Summer CSA Ideas

It seems like these days every Brooklyn-based friend I talk to or whose flickr stream I look at is talking about their CSA. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture and it is basically a subscription to a farm. Simply put, … Continue reading

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