May 2012

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Empanadas on the Argentine Grill

May 17, 2012

Crisp, meat-and-potato–filled empanadas are the ideal introduction to a traditional Argentine asado. Based on the recipe of South american über-chef, Francis Mallman, the palm-sized meat pastries are a slightly lighter version of the original.

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Pasta Primavera

May 2, 2012

Fresh pencil-thin spears of asparagus. Shelling peas in plump pods. Taut bulbs of green garlic and spring onions. Baby carrots topped with long, feathery fronds. Tender greens. To the gardener and cook, these are among the most satisfying  harbingers of spring. Living in the countryside, especially one as immersed in agriculture as Sonoma, the May landscape […]

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