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10 Ways Tuesday: Okra

I’ve got creative recipes for cooking with okra: 1.  Roasted Okra Mezze with Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Olives, and Preserved Lemons Mezze is to Middle Eastern cuisine what tapas is to Spanish cuisine- sexy little plates of appetizers with bold flavors to stimulate...

10 Ways Tuesday: Sweet Corn

I’ve got creative recipes for cooking with sweet corn during summer: 1.  Elote Asado I just discovered Elote Asado this summer, and I’m completely obsessed with it. This traditional Mexican street food is simply grilled corn on the cob slathered in thick...

10 Ways Tuesday: Watermelon

I’ve got creative recipes for cooking with watermelon during summer: 1.  Watermelon and Tomato Salad Watermelon and tomato make for a shockingly good combination. Tomatoes have a meaty acidity that balances sweet and crisp slices of watermelon. I like to cut the...

10 Ways Tuesday: Salmon

I’ve got creative recipes for cooking with salmon during summer: 1.  Gravlax Gravlax is a Swedish technique for preserving raw salmon with salt and sugar. Though you can buy gravlax, it’s easy to make at home, where you can control the ingredients and how the...

10 Ways Tuesday: Tomatoes

Today I join Food Bloggers for Slave Free Tomatoes in an effort to raise awareness about injustices in U.S. tomato fields and to gain support for the Fair Food Program, which asks supermarkets and restaurants to pay a small price increase for fairly harvested...