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Baby Kale and Steak Salad
Baby Kale and Steak salad is heightened by a Nuoc Cham dressing. It's a potent, sharp dressing, with flavors of fish sauce, lime juice, vinegar, garlic, shallot and jalapeño.
Bon Appétit (May 2013) Sometimes, we just can't help but make a dish just because of its name. This time, we've fallen for a cocktail called Satan's Circus, featured in Bon Appétit as part of a story about hotel bars....
Piquant Radish Soup with Crème Fraîche
Piquant Radish Soup with Crème Fraîche takes spring radishes and transforms them into a unique soup.
Mussels in Smoky Poblano-Cilantro Broth
Cooking Light (April 2013) The truth is we've never really met a flavor of mussels (by which we mean the broth poured over them) that we didn't like. White wine with garlic; fennel with chorizo; Thai spices and peanuts --...
Miso-Glazed Cauliflower and Kale Salad
Miso-Glazed Cauliflower and Kale Salad is a raw dish with a ton of flavor, with very little cooking.
Everything's Coming Up Green
And update on our backyard garden, including the early spring preparation and first signs of life.
Barbecue Turkey Meatballs
Barbecue Turkey Meatballs combines healthy turkey meatballs with a sharp barbecue sauce for a flavorful dish.
Microwave Sweet Potato Chips
Sweet Potato Chips can be made in the microwave in a matter of minutes.
Fluffy Omelets with Asparagus and Ramps
Cook's Illustrated (April 2013) As the write-up accompanying this Cook's Illustrated recipe says, there are basically three kinds of omelets. There's the French omelet, with its uniform, creamy crepe-like texture and sparse accoutrements. There's the American diner omelet, with its...
Photos from Early Spring
To round out this week, we thought we'd share a collection of photos we've snapped so far this spring. It's a bit of a rainy day here in DC, but a beautiful weekend is on the way. We hope it...