Month: July 2011

ChΓ¨vre, Cherry, and Arugula Panini

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Savory / Summer / Tart

  I have this thing for summer fruits and fresh ChΓ¨vre cheese. The berry and stone fruit families are walking with the gods this summer and I have been dying to prepare and capture a food moment like this one. Bing and Rainier cherries, ChΓ¨vre, and arugula panini.   With these unexpected and fulfilling summer sandwiches, it’s an experience for all of the senses. These two varieties of freshly halved and pitted cherries give off […]

Avocado Squash Filled with Spaghetti alla Carbonara di Zucchine

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Pasta / Savory / Summer

  The market was fully loaded with these vibrant green zucchini globes for the last few weekends-sweet and creamy avocado squash. I had my eye on them a week ago, but ultimately decided not to give in since I had already picked up enough fruits and vegetables for our week. A week went by and I returned this Saturday to find them waiting for me.   Summer squashes are bred into delightful varieties and shapes […]

Sour Cherries

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Gluten Free / Summer / Sweet / Tart

  I wanted to juice some limes, and lend some of their juices to this sour cherry granita. Sour cherry-lime granita? Mmmm wonderful, yes. I didn’t though. I remained true to my cherries.Β I kept their beautiful and genuine promise that they continue to share with me summer after summer to myself this time, and that, I think, is a pretty good way. I wanted to do right by them, preserving their bright, tart-sour, nutty-almond flavor […]

Black Raspberry and Apricot Browned Butter Crumb Bars

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Summer / Sweet / Tart

  The farmer’s market was filled with summer fruits and vegetables this weekend and so was I-with joy that is. I just get so excited and overwhelmed when I see beautiful berries. Why is that? In the moment, I just want to buy every single little turquoise box I see, each looking so amazing and special. It’s like each box of berries tastes different from the next. Crazy mind going here, I know. But really […]