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Chilled Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber Soup

September 7, 2012
Chilled Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber Soup

As we head into September, there’s still time to enjoy tomato season. They’re everywhere you look, big and beautiful and ripe. Do yourself a favor by thinking for a minute what sort of tomato you’ll be faced with in a few months, and gorge yourself on them now. Make tomato sauce and freeze it for […]

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Ratatouille à la Julia Child

July 26, 2012
Ratatouille

My new obsession is actually a resurgence of an old one. I (like many, many others) owe a good deal of what I know about cooking and baking to Julia Child. My copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking is about as beat-up as a cookbook can get, although I really enjoy and use […]

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