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Rapini

Maybe it’s the Italian genes that my kids carry, but everyone in the house loves rapini. Rapini, or broccoli rabe, are a great late winter/early spring green–that is, if you can appreciate that “good bitter” taste that I associate with … Continue reading

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Ponyo Soup

By now you should know just how much Josh loves a good soup. This one makes everyone happy, especially Josh’s baby sister. Why? In a word, and to quote Ponyo: “Haaaammm!” One of the few things in this world that … Continue reading

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Caldo Verde, Two Ways

This soup has lots of history. I think I first made it while I was still an undergraduate– if not, shortly after graduating. The original recipe came from Madhur Jaffrey’s World of the East Vegetarian Cooking, the first cookbook I … Continue reading

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