A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything

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January 20, 2014

Deborah Madison brings a favorite sauce into the season.

Remembering Judy Rodgers

A friend recalls working with the late chef

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December 30, 2013

“Like her food, she had a kind of earthy elegance, underscored by her gracious remarks and poise.”

Sage advice

The quintessential winter herb

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November 26, 2013

Now is the moment for this resinous herb.

Wheat-berry stew

A bowlful to ground you

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October 21, 2013

With their ‘profound earthy goodness,’ wheat berries make a beautiful stew — or salad.

Understanding seaweed

My new favorite vegetable

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September 25, 2013

Deborah Madison embraces ‘Extreme Greens.’

An herb sauce to remember

Plus, a beet-avocado salad

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August 12, 2013

Marjoram is the surprise ingredient.

The nose knows

A lesson in selecting summer fruit

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July 17, 2013

Nothing is more disappointing than a flavorless peach.

New potatoes in sorrel sauce

A dish for early summer

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June 12, 2013

Uncooked sorrel is key to this seasonal sauce.

Quick pasta

Frozen green chiles to the rescue

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May 20, 2013

Deborah Madison’s recipe is both smooth and peppery.

Using the whole vegetable

Leaf love

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April 18, 2013

Leftovers, waste, and radish leaves.

Getting smarter about vegetables

‘Vegetable Literacy’

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March 18, 2013

In her new book, Deborah Madison explores plant families.

Miner’s lettuce

Delicate fare

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March 4, 2013

In California, the appearance of miner’s lettuce is a sign of spring.

Barley becomes ‘risotto’

A soup with options

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January 16, 2013

A hearty, adaptable, vegetarian recipe, excellent for a cold day.

An airy holiday dessert

Keeping it light

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December 18, 2012

Pomegranate gelée fits the bill.

Expectations squashed

The report of a winter-squash tasting

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November 25, 2012

Side-by-side comparisons netted some surprises.

Goat-cheese tart

Food that reflects the moment

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October 26, 2012

An unexpected dessert for a season of contrasts.

Winter squash and sage

A pairing for the season

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September 25, 2012

Ideas from Deborah Madison, who savors this combination.

Eggplant fast food

Sandwich of the season

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August 20, 2012

You’ll want a cast-iron grill pan to make those nice marks on the eggplant, says Deborah Madison.

Tart time

‘The most divine fruit of all’

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July 16, 2012

Less is more in this berry tart, based on a Lindsey Shere recipe.

Hot days, warm soup

Deborah Madison’s green lentil soup

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June 22, 2012

Lentils and greens are enhanced with herbs and spices to make this year-round soup.

Local Flavors

Deborah Madison, the celebrated cookbook author and local-food advocate, feeds us with her occasional reflections. Her latest book is Vegetable Literacy.

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