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Greek Salad

Summer brings one salad after another, many nameless but all delicious and fresh and seasonal. Everything seems to work and the combinations abound. Occasionally I pine for a classic: this summer I seem to be volleying between traditional Greek and improvised Nicoise ...
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Roasted Tomatoes

I seldom throw out old tomatoes. I often end up with cherry tomatoes that are just beginning to shrivel. Or beefsteak tomatoes that are beginning to soften. They seem un-useable, but actually there's nothing wrong with them, except for the texture -- as long as they haven't started to rot in spots. I usually have an abundance of tomatoes in my kitchen -- various varieties depending on the season.
Lamb Ragu and Pasta 3 Resized

Lamb Ragu, with a Bissel of This and a Bissel of That …

I love recipes that come together with 'a bissel of this and a bissel of that'. It always reminds me of the way my Bubie Annie cooked. Hard to follow her explanations, but the result was always a rustic masterpiece. She made strudel that was legendary; a procedure my sister Ellen watched and documented but I never had the wisdom to do.
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Halibut Tomato Broil

Funny thing, whenever I think of broiled fish, my mind immediately envisions dried up dover sole swimming in some buttery sauce for flavor -- some throw-back to my childhood I guess!! This recipe is anything but dried up and tasteless ...