Recipes by Category > Vegetables & Grains

Charred Broccoli and Avocado Salad

Charred broccoli is fast becoming one of my go-to vegetable options, especially at lunchtime when I need something quick and low-effort. […]

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  • September 17, 2014
Green Bean and Nectarine Salad with Spicy Gomasio

I grew up eating haricots verts steamed to army green softness and served warm, with a bit of butter and […]

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  • August 26, 2014
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine on a Yogurt-Based Crust

This tarte fine (i.e. a thin tart with little or no rim) is a free-form room-temperature tart I assembled on […]

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  • June 25, 2014
Green Quiche with Walnuts

For the past couple of months, my weekly vegetable allotment has included big bags of salad greens, oftentimes the scratchy […]

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  • April 23, 2014
Baked Falafel
Baked Falafel

I am a big fan of falafel, and every once in a while I get a craving for a good […]

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  • April 8, 2014
Cauliflower Salad à la Café Pinson

Café Pinson is one of Paris’ most delicious lunch spots for vegetable lovers. Co-founded by Agathe Audouze and driven by […]

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  • March 20, 2014
Roasted Cauliflower à la Mary Celeste
Roasted Cauliflower à la Mary Celeste

A few days after I published the post about my magic sauce, I realized I had all the ingredients to […]

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  • July 16, 2013
Roasted Savoy Cabbage

We seem to be having one of those stubborn springs that refuses to, well, spring. And after a particularly dreary […]

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  • April 9, 2013
Winter Vegetable Curry

Do you want to hear one of the least publicized benefits of working from home? You get sick less often. […]

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  • February 19, 2013
Cumin Chickpea Crêpes

I love legumes of all shapes, colors, and sizes, but if I had to play favorites, it is the chickpea […]

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  • February 6, 2013
Roasted Onions

Peeling onions is one of my least favorite cooking tasks. The stubborn papery skin that refuses to come away smoothly, […]

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  • January 8, 2013
Baked Cucumbers with Pink Turnips

If Julia Child hadn’t died in her California retirement home in 2004, she would have turned one hundred this August. […]

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  • August 28, 2012
Easy Onigiri

When Maxence and I traveled to Japan two years ago, one of the treats I indulged in on a daily […]

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  • August 7, 2012
Fresh Fava Beans, Two (Easier) Ways

While I adore fresh fava beans {a.k.a. broad beans}, I find it hard to justify the time commitment they require. […]

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  • July 20, 2012

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