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Broccolini-Bacon Pizza

Broccolini is my favorite vegetable. I am a big fan of vegetables in general, so this is saying a lot. Broccolini is not, in fact, another name for broccoli rabe, nor is it simply baby broccoli. It’s a fairly recent … Continue reading

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Asparagus, bacon, and ricotta tart

So often, our dinners are inspired simply by what’s in the house. At the moment, that’s asparagus, bacon, and a batch of homemadeĀ ricotta. Normally that would result in 1) pasta, or 2) risotto, or maybe 3) quiche, but I was … Continue reading

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Bacon-broccoli quiche

Bacon is tasty. Bacon from a locally cured organic pig is wondrous. It’s rich and full of porky goodness but never too salty. As my friend Brett Laidlaw says on his fantastic blog Trout Caviar, homemade (or locally produced) bacon … Continue reading

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BLT risotto

I confess I was not riding the bacon bandwagon. It wasn’t that I disliked bacon; I just didn’t think it was a necessity of life. But my experience had been limited to preservative-laden, shrink-wrapped supermarket bacon. I hadn’t had locally … Continue reading

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