March 2012

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The Chicken and The Egg

March 29, 2012

This dramatic parmesan and gruyere soufflé is light, airy, and perfectly cheesy. Simple ingredients and instructions make it easy. You can prepare it ahead, whipping the whites and folding them with the cheesy béchamel just before baking.

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Rapini Season

March 12, 2012

Broccoli Rabe, also known as rapini or broccolini, is a nutty-flavored and slightly bitter member of the brassica family. Stems containing long upright leaves, small broccoli-like clusters and small yellow flowers are among the most versatile winter greens. Combined with slivers of sun-dried tomatoes, shallots, and pine nuts over orecchiette pasta, it makes a classic Italian dish.

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Buckwheat Crêpes

March 1, 2012

Saturday morning crêpes made to careful kid specifications are something of a tradition in our household. Although we’re quite devoted to my basic crêpe recipe from The Cookbook for Kids, we also like the tangy flavor and health benefits of buckwheat crêpes.  Buckwheat is not actually a grain. It is a fruit seed related to […]

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