Category Archives: Easy/Fast

What’s In the Box

After I picked up the box last night, I was too swamped with cooking and work to get to this then, so here it is on Thursday lunchtime. We have in the box this week: Red Roasting Potatoes (Wonder if … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CSA, Easy/Fast, Italian, Summer | 2 Comments

Radish, Cucumber, Onion & Chickpea Salad with a Lemon-Parsley Dressing

Frankly, given how often I make this, it’s hard to belive it hasn’t made it to the blog before now. This is one of my favorite dinner salads. We make it in spring, when the first radishes appear, along with … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, Easy/Fast, Recipes, Salads, Spring, Summer, Vaguely (or more) Mediterranean | 4 Comments

Tabbouleh a la Kiki

A couple weeks ago when I ran into my friend Keith on a Saturday morning, we got talking about food – not hard to do when you’re standing in the farmers’ market with an excellent food photographer and overall foodie … Continue reading

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Corn, Tomato and Black Bean Salad with a Lime-Chipotle Dressing

We’ve been making salad for dinner. Given the heat, we’ve been making salad for dinner a lot. Last week, for instance, we managed to not turn on the stove for five consecutive days. It’s fair to say that I have … Continue reading

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Baba Ganoush & The Eggplant Incident

My lack of love for eggplant has been previously mentioned herein.  Each summer, though, the tide of eggplant rises along with the other nightshades – tomatoes, peppers – and eventually, a globe or two shows up in our CSA box … Continue reading

Posted in Dips & Spreads, Easy/Fast, Recipes, Summer, Vaguely (or more) Mediterranean, Vegan, With Bread | 5 Comments

Chickpea and New Potato Salad with Shallot-Mint Dressing

I’ve always been puzzled by the heaviness of most potato salads.  It’s a summertime food, but the traditional mayonnaise-laden potato salad rarely reflects the freshness, herbaciousness and lightness I think summertime foods should have. So though this is a potato … Continue reading

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What Happened to the World’s Cutest Little Melon

I dispatched it tonight. I have a long history of violence toward melons…well at least since July 4, 2005, when I did in a watermelon. Yeah, that one there. It had it coming, let me tell you…just sitting there in … Continue reading

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