Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

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Lately I’ve been suffering from a serious case of cook’s block when it comes to dinner. I am always debating what to make, and nothing seems quite right. It’s nearly impossible to have one thing

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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 12 large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, thawed if frozen
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 scallions, sliced thinly, white and green parts separated
Shaved Cauliflower Arugula Salad

Shaved Cauliflower Arugula Salad

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We are officially in shoulder season—those confusing days and weeks when Mother Nature is indecisive. Is it summer? Not really anymore.Then we’re in fall, right? Not quite. One day I’m in booties and a jacket.

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed and broken into florets
  • 2 ounces baby arugula
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped pistachios
Roasted Ratatouille Quinoa

Roasted Ratatouille Quinoa

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There are certain dishes I feel obligated to make at least once during their respective season. It can something as simple as a caprese salad when tomatoes are at their best or a style of

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced 1/2-inch
Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

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Our neighborhood farmers market was packed with people yesterday—more than unusual. Perhaps the three-day weekend inspired everyone to shop despite the early morning rain and stubborn clouds. It could have been the selection, too. It’s the

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Ingredients
  • 2 ears corn, shucked, kernels sliced from cobs
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered, halved if small
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper