Category Archives: Hors d’oeuvres

DAVID LEBOVITZ’S ROASTED FIGS

“FIGS!” I exclaimed out loud the other day when I came upon a display of them at the grocery store.  My outburst startled a woman near me, but instead of subtly side-stepping away as many do when I talk to … Continue reading

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SUMMER PRESENTS

Place the accent on “presents” where you will, the result is the same:  a burst of summer all wrapped up in a bundle of creamy crunch.  And they wrapped up a lovely surprise just this afternoon, turning up as a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SANDWICH: SALMON BURGER with MY SISTER’S FAMOUS (well, we love it) TARTAR SAUCE

Saturday’s sandwich is actually going to be Sunday’s because I spent most of yesterday at a local lovely cooking store doing demonstrations of various pasta-making equipment.  Which gave rise to an inspiration for Sunday dinner plus leftovers, which as we … Continue reading

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CAMBODIAN-STYLE SPRING ROLLS

When I went back to work after my son was born,  I was the luckiest mother alive to find a pediatrician’s family for his day care. I know, amazing, right? A charitable organization placed several Cambodian women with them to … Continue reading

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MANGO & BLACK BEAN SALAD

Mangos are known as the “king of fruits,” and rightly so. High in vitamin A and antioxidants, they also pack a decent dose of fiber. Combine them with beans and their perfection grows. Combine them with black beans in particular, … Continue reading

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BAGELS: A VARIATION ON A THEME

We cut the bagels into wedges and served them with a soft, room temp goat cheese.  The sea salt and pepper on the crust were the perfect flavors with the sweet goat cheese.

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