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TOMATO, MELON, AND BLACK OLIVE COUSCOUS SALAD + ORANGE YOGURT DRESSING // Serves 6  Recipe published by Food and Wine, contributed by Sarah Bolla SALAD ½ cup dried cherries ¼ cup orange juice, room temperature 1 box couscous, about 1 2/3 cups, dry 2 cups water ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¾ pound ripe green cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 cup cantaloupe, quartered and sliced very thin ½ cup radishes, thinly sliced ½ cup sun-cured black olives, pitted and coarsely […]

Melon Salad with Ricotta Salata. Golden Cherry Tomato. Strawberry Confit. Purple Basil. Cashew. Cayenne

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Appetizers / Fruit / Gluten Free / Salad / Savory / Summer / Sweet

“Inevitably our words convey mere fragments of the reality on which our experience fed——then at least with a shadow of what in the depths of our soul we know to be untranslatable: the pure emotion of an encounter, the wonder of a discovery, that fleeting moment of silence before the word is produced that will remain in the memory like the traces of a dream that time will never completely erase.” —José Saramago    

Octopus Salad : Roasted Tomato. Potato. Red Onion. Celery. Garlic. Sea Salt Capers. Lemon. Chili Oil

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  Just a week ago at around 11:30 on a Wednesday night, I started thinking about Octopus. My idea for my next post and recipe was so engrossing, and the urge to set out for some cute little suction cups was setting in with a power. So the next day I made it happen. I found myself in 66 degree weather, my mood was electric, with good reason don’t you think? :) And this day […]

It Feels Like Home

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  I have this deep attachment to something. It’s to this special place I know, love, and live in well. And there’s absolutely nothing that can compare to this one.     Oh, that ocean. The beach. It’s a real oasis. It’s where it all happens, it’s where warmth and special moments I have here come together, and it feels like home, when nothing else will sometimes. The mere thought or photograph of it can trigger such […]

Seared Scallop, Strawberry, and Basil Salad.

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  I adore fruit in many savory applications and here, these U-10 scallops are kept pretty simple with a touch of a few strawberries. I especially adore this combination because it’s bright, and unexpected. There’s a sweet creaminess from the beautiful scallops and an explosion of sweet and tart juice from the strawberries. Strawberries and cream? A slightly different approach on that, but yes sure, strawberries and cream. No need for a vinaigrette, the juice from the […]