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rutabaga with spiced yogurt and green harissa

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Roasted Rutabaga with Spiced Yogurt and Green Harissa // serves 6 Green Harissa // makes 1 1/2 cups Recipe adapted from Gjelina – Cooking from Venice, California 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 5 tomatillos, husked and halved 3 jalepeño chiles, roughly chopped 2 shallots, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley […]

bitter-sweet radicchio salad toasts with cinnamon vinaigrette

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BITTER-SWEET RADICCHIO + BASIL SALAD TOASTS |  BLOOD ORANGES, ROASTED ONIONS, DATES, PINE NUTS, GOAT CHEESE, WITH CINNAMON VINAIGRETTE // makes 6-8 toasts 1 red onion, peeled, halved and thinly sliced into quarters 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil Sea Salt 4 blood oranges, peeled 1 head radicchio, coarsely shredded 2 cups whole fresh basil leaves, packed 8 whole leaves Tuskan/Lacinato kale, ribs removed and coarsely shredded 8 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped 1 fresh loaf […]

chopped greek salad with cherries, watermelon, and fresh oven toasted za’atar

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CHOPPED GREEK SALAD WITH CHERRIES, WATERMELON, AND FRESH OVEN TOASTED ZA’ATAR | serves 4 50 sprigs fresh thyme 1 1/2 tablespoons white sesame seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons finely ground sumac 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 cups diced watermelon, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 2 cups diced persian cucumbers, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 3 cups diced heirloom or vine-ripened tomatoes, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 2 cups bing cherries, pitted and halved lengthwise Juice of 1 lemon Sea salt 6 […]

smokey carrot bruschetta

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I brought a tray of these over to a friends house for a potluck thing last weekend. There’s fresh basil pesto up in there, melty smoked mozzarella, and lemon zest-roasted carrots on toasted sourdough. They hit all the salty, smoky, cheesy, and curiously sweet marks. SMOKEY CARROT BRUSCHETTA WITH PESTO // makes 16 toasts Carrots 1 1/2 pounds baby carrots, cleaned and trimmed 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 […]

romanesco and christmas lima bean salad

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Once I made this last week I wasn’t sure what it was. It’s a bean salad with shreds of bitter radicchio and vegetables throughout, but it’s also almost like a super chunky, citrusy bean and veggie salsa. Or even a vegetarian taco filling that could go with avocado and fixings. We snacked on it with chips. The next night we even used the leftovers to put on top of another salad we made haha. Overall, […]