Category Archives: Fresh Friday

Warm Arugula and Chickpea Salad

It is finally Friday, and this grey, rainy week is almost over with promises of warm sunshine next week! When it is cold and drippy, I know it is hard to want to eat fresh crisp food. All I want … Continue reading

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Sundried Tomato and Arugula Flat-bread

First of all: an apology for being M.I.A. recently. Laura and I have been busy getting ready for a conference in D.C. next month. I am sure you all will be hearing more about it as we get closer to … Continue reading

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Lobster, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Cooking lobster may be daunting but don’t let it frighten you. The reward of perfectly cooked lobster meat far outweighs the cost of buying the precooked stuff at the fishmarket. ┬áIt is quick and simple to cook lobster and getting … Continue reading

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Classic Andalusian Gazpacho

An ode to amazing tomatoes! There is nothing better than fresh from the garden or farmer’s market tomatoes. The ones in the store cannot compare. Good tomatoes were something I missed most in Hawaii. In fact, I have friends from … Continue reading

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Nectarine and Goat Cheese Salad with Vermentino Vinaigrette

Our food share has come with some really delicious peaches and nectarines this summer. In fact, the nectarines have been so delicious I contemplated calling the farm share contact person and simply asking for a truck load of them. I … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Sorbet

I love sorbet in the summer. It’s a cool refreshing treat and I feel less guilty about it than ice cream. Melon is one of my favorite summer fruits to make into sorbet. When I worked at Abbe Brewster Caffe … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Summer Squash Tartlets

Tart: (noun) 1. a prostitute or promiscuous woman 2. a pastry shell with shallow sides, no top crust and any of various fillings Don’t quite know why tart can mean such drastically different things but here we are going to … Continue reading

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