Monthly Archives: July 2010

Shrimp with Orzo, Tomato, Cantaloupe, and Corn

lottery When produce is this good, it’s hard to really mess things up. Find a ripe tomato, find some summer corn, throw them together, how can that taste bad? I thought I’d experiment with this reckless-summer-cooking urge and hit up a local farm stand for inspiration. Red onion? Throw it in the mix! Intensely juicy [...]

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Quinoa with Stone Fruits and Basil

powerball I like to think quinoa and I were destined for each other, he was just playing hard to get for my first couple decades of life. The courtship began shortly after my mom turned our kitchen gluten free. Before Celiac’s exploded into our household in the early 2000’s, we never strayed from the same-old-same-old [...]

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Poached Egg, Tomatoes, and Fresh Herb Dressing

mega millions A good friend of mine used to top just about every meal she made with a poached egg. Salad plus an egg, pasta plus an egg, burger plus an egg—80% of the time it works every time. Growing up in a family of voracious poached egg eaters, this is a skill I’ve learned [...]

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