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Appetizer Easy food photography Stew Uncategorized Vegetarian

Stewed White Beans with Tomatoes

Fork-tender stewed white beans are simmered with smoky sweet tomatoes and Cipollini onions — the perfect accompaniment to crispy eggs and toast. I know, I know. I really, truly know. “Put an egg on it!” has become the mantra of millennial home cooks everywhere (hey, we had to eventually move past putting a bird on […]

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Easy food photography Salad Uncategorized Vegan Vegetarian

White Bean and Wild Rice Salad with Fresh Herbs

This bean salad also features wild rice and fresh herbs in a zippy grapefruit dressing, resulting in a brightly flavoured salad meant for those days when you’re in need of food that fits into the virtuous category. After a weekend spent drinking Rosé-Aperol Spritzes and eating about a hundred za’atar-spiked chicken thighs, massive amounts of cheese, […]

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Easy food photography Salad Uncategorized Vegetarian

Composed Summer Tomato Salad

A summery tomato salad bursting with sweetness? Requiring almost zero effort to make? Yes please! When you’re in the thick of it (tomato season, that is) you don’t actually have to do anything to tomatoes. Yes, you can stack them up with thick slabs of buffalo mozzarella, heaping dollops of burrata, a smear of ricotta, your […]

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Easy food photography Uncategorized Vegetarian

Roasted Green Beans and Broccolini On a Bed of Ricotta

It’s terribly difficult being a food writer who specializes in cheese. I mean, what are you supposed to do when you have copious amounts of ricotta leftover from a photo shoot? Well, in my case, I happily ate fresh strawberries, honey, and ricotta for breakfast and spread it on thick slices of olive bread with slices […]

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Cheese Easy food photography Salad Uncategorized Vegetarian

Halloumi Salad with Roasted Red and Jalapeño Peppers, Pickled Red Onions, and Mint

As some of you may already know, I love halloumi cheese. This halloumi salad is, in fact, a natural progression from my recipe for Slow Roasted Sweet Pepper and Baked Halloumi Salad with Oregano and Chilies. This version adds smokey-sweet roasted jalapeño peppers, bright pink pickled red onions, and lots of fresh mint and basil to bring […]

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Easy food photography Pasta Uncategorized

Quick and Easy Meat Sauce for Busy Weeknights

Although it would be lovely to have a pot of bolognese sauce magically simmering away on the stove when you get home from work on a particularly hellish Tuesday, it’s not something one typically indulges in during the week (I mean, if we’re going the magical route I’d also like to request a nightly boulevardier […]

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Easy food photography Grains Uncategorized Vegan Vegetarian

Super Creamy Cashew Butter Stir-Fry Sauce

When people find out you have a peanut allergy this is what they always say: “You mean you’ve never had a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup? Man, you are missing out!” It’s never any other candy, it’s never a peanut butter sandwich, it’s always Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (which, c’mon guys, are they really that great? Wait, don’t tell […]