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Pasta Estivi

  From my venerable old 1983 cookbook, Beard on Pasta, by James Beard.  Makes a great summer meal. Here is the recipe in James Beard’s words, with my changes in parentheses.  Not saying that I know better than James Beard, but … Continue reading

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Roasted Lemon and Tomato Salad

I guess if I could only have one flavor, one taste, for the rest of my life, I would choose lemons.  Lemons are as comfortable in sweet dishes as they are in savory dishes. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Spicy Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Tomatoes, and Basil

Since everyone in America watches the Pioneer Woman (except me), this salad is probably old news to most people.  But I do follow her on Facebook, and today she greeted me with this pasta salad that I immediately craved and … Continue reading

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Russian Vegetable Pie

Back in 1973 or so, when I took my first cooking class (Vegetarian Gourmet cooking), I was just starting to go beyond the meat-and-potatoes and pedestrian vegetables of my youth and to strike out into uncharted territory.  I seem to … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Mint Vinaigrette

It’s not officially summer yet, but it’s already pretty darned hot here in south Texas.  The whole “ooh, spring vegetables” thing has kind of lost its luster in view of the fact that the temperatures have been in the upper … Continue reading

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Pate of the Mushroom Persuasion

I seem to be on a vegetarian kick at the moment.  The older I get, the less I crave meat; of course, certain dishes call out to me from time to time, like pot roast, or hamburgers, or chili.  I … Continue reading

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