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Charred Veggies with Soy-Sesame Dressing

Posted by Scott on January 13, 2020 in News

Impulse shopping is always a dangerous thing. For me, that’s never more true than at the market. Pre-breakfast shopping always lead to poor decisions at the store, so I make it a hard and fast rule to have both a coffee and a bit to eat before heading out. But hunger isn’t the only thing

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On Tasting

Posted by Scott on August 12, 2019 in News

I haven’t published a recipe in six months. That fact, and the reasons for it, occupied my thoughts during a road trip earlier this month. It’s not a question of writer’s block. Or chef’s block, for that matter. I’ve been cooking up a storm, experimenting with new techniques and favor combinations. After extensive soul searching

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Roasted red pepper and chèvre on toast rounds with honey

Posted by Scott on December 7, 2018 in News

I was in Spain two weeks ago. My first meal in Madrid, as it always is, was at a little tapas restaurant on the Plaza de Santa Ana. Sitting on the plaza, basking in warmth of toasty heat lamps, I was immediately reminded why I adore Spanish cooking. Elegant and rustic, powerful and nuanced, traditional

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Peaches with balsamic, mint and almonds

Posted by Scott on June 8, 2018 in News Recipe

Peaches are one of summer’s great treasures. Drizzled with a bit of balsamic vinegar, mint and toasted silvered almonds, they make an easy “low cook” dessert for those hot summer nights. Or anytime that you need a gluten / dairy free desssert. Let’s get cooking! The Prep Toast 1/8 C slivered almonds. Personally, I like

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