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Kale Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing

I was browsing Instagram the other day and I saw a salad that looked so good, I knew I had to make it immediately. Like many food photos on Instagram, this one didn’t come with a recipe. So I decided … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Soba Noodle Salad

My friend Jim likes to smoke salmon, and the other day he was generous enough to give me some. It was perfect timing because I’d been thinking about making soba noodle salad with smoked salmon. This salad is something you … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Panzanella

This panzanella is the best salad I’ve ever made. I know it sounds like I’m exaggerating but I’m not. To me, the best salad is one that makes you forget that you’re eating salad. This panzanella accomplishes that. Sweet, colorful … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: The Simplest Tomato Salad

What if I told you that you could make one of the best dishes you’ve ever eaten with only five ingredients? Oh wait, I’m about to. I read recently that Thomas Keller (the mastermind chef behind The French Laundry) likes … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Crème Fraîche

This salad is the real deal, people. I made it last night for dinner and I was blown away. The crunchy cucumbers, slightly sweet strawberries, citrus crème fraîche…don’t even get me started. It’s perfect for a hot (almost) summer night, … Continue reading

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Indian Feast

Bring on the Indian feast. This weekend, some friends and I decided to eat Indian food for almost 48 hours straight. Needless to say, it was a delicious journey. We started last night at Curry & Pie in Georgetown. I discovered … Continue reading

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A Sandwich to Beat the Lunchtime Blues

Lunch has never been my favorite meal.  Don’t get me wrong: I love sandwiches and salads as much as the next person, and when I was still working I counted down the minutes until my 12 o’clock lunch break.  But … Continue reading

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