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Roasted Radicchio and Cherry Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Radicchio Salad with Tapenade are two of my favorite ways to serve radicchio. Radicchio, a variety of chicory, has a bitter taste which becomes less extreme with grilling or roasting. Like other bitter leaves, radicchio is especially… Read More

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Shaved Vegetable Salad

My husband and I recently spent the weekend in Brooklyn. We enjoyed a memorable evening at Maison Premiere, an oyster house and cocktail bar specializing in Absinthe reminiscent of establishments in New Orleans and Paris. The oyster list is extensive and changes frequently due to market… Read More

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Winter Citrus | Mandarins

Throughout the month of January, I purchased Page Mandarins grown in California from my local market. Page Mandarins have deep orange flesh and rinds with a flavor that is intense and sweet; these mandarins are one of the best varieties for juicing and eating out of hand. Page Mandarins are… Read More

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Spicy Chicken Salad

Sunday afternoons in the fall often include a marathon of football games and a tasty lunch. Yesterday, the kitchen was filled with the smell of chicken as it roasted in the oven. I adapted the spicy tuna salad recipe in César into a spicy chicken salad. Although tuna creates… Read More