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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with a lemon thyme dressing

Apparently roasting a whole cauliflower head is a trendy thing.  Do an internet search and a million recipes pop up with different sauces and toppings.  Who knew about this and was holding out on me?? After receiving cauliflower for the third straight time in my organic co-op share I was in dire need of a […]

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Farro salad with artichokes, cauliflower, and sun-dried tomatoes

I wish I could say that I was excited for Fall to come, but here in Miami we really don’t understand the concept of the seasons. The only indication that Fall is around the corner is a slight cooling of the air during the evening. When I say “slight”  I mean it’s now 80 degrees […]

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Zucchini parmesan

When it comes to parm, why should chicken and eggplant get all the glory? I happen to love zucchini (and I also received a ton in my organic co-op box) so instead of making my usual, tired zucchini recipes I decided to give this a shot and it worked out wonderfully! I didn’t use breadcrumbs, […]

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Curried Lentils

Happy Monday! After a weekend of indulging this recipe swoops in at just the right time when you’re looking for something light, flavorful, and healthy! I really love anything curry, but am not the best when it comes to actually cooking it. However, this recipe isn’t intimidating in the least and I love the complex […]

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Chunky Corn Chowder with Crispy Pancetta

It’s June in Miami. It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s rainy. Sounds perfect for a nice, hot, thick soup, right?? Luckily we live in hermetically sealed rooms of cold-ass air conditioning so realistically we can eat whatever we want. I never let the weather determine my food cravings anyway. Who does that?! For you vegetarians, you […]

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Italian Peperonata

I received a bunch of bell peppers through my organic buying club and needed a recipe that used a large amount of peppers so I could cook them before they went bad! This recipe is great because you can use peperonata for so many things. It’s a typical summer dish in Italy and is often […]

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Pan-roasted cauliflower wedges with bagna cauda

Bagna cauda (pronounced bahn-yah cow-dah) hails from the northern region of Piedmont in Italy and translates to “hot bath” which is fitting since it is Italy’s version of a warm dip. Oil, butter, anchovies, garlic, and lemon are combined to create a smooth dipping sauce that is often used for cooked vegetables and crudites. It’s always […]

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