Tag Archives: peppers

Sharp cheddar and summer vegetable tart

When considering what to make for dinner these days, I’m building meals around vegetables. My peppers, chiles, and tomatoes are all producing madly. I do want to roast some of the tomatoes to stash in the freezer, but for now … Continue reading

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Braised chicken and bell peppers

To misquote my sister’s favorite TV chef Ina Garten, how pretty is that? Red bell peppers are one of my top three favorite vegetables. They’re sweet without being sugary, delicious raw and cooked into oblivion, or anywhere in between, and … Continue reading

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Roasted red pepper soup, for Laurie

Our friend Laurie is at home recuperating from a tonsillectomy, OD’ing on popsicles and Jell-O. Solid food is distant on the horizon. Feel better soon, Laurie! I thought something savory might be a welcome break, but it needed to be … Continue reading

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Spicy tomato-artichoke chicken

When you go to Florida every March, as we do, you get a brief preview of summer long before the 80-degree days will appear at home. It’s heavenly to start the day with a walk on the beach. On the last day, … Continue reading

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New versions of stuffed peppers and biscotti

Cooking is all about flexibility for me. I do take some pretty serious notes when I’m creating new dishes, or fiddling with old ones. (Most of the time, anyway.) Therefore, I can usually recreate a favorite dish fairly accurately, if that’s … Continue reading

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Galette: the no-fuss tart for pastry-phobes

I’ve been reading about those free-form tarts called galettes lately. I went through a galette phase years ago, but hadn’t made one recently. The rustic aspect is appealing, as is the complete freedom to fill them with anything the imagination … Continue reading

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New puppy! Oh, and some awesome peppers.

Last May we adopted a five-month-old beagle mix and named her Cleo. She had been born in a shelter, and was labeled “special needs” for her debilitating shyness: she was frightened by everything except other dogs. Nearly a year later, … Continue reading

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