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vegetables

  • CAPONATA SEASON

    It’s that rarest time of summer, late August to early September, when for just a few short weeks it feels as if Maine has taken off for the Mediterranean. The…

  • Bread & Tomatoes

    Tomato Time! Late summer cries out for luscious ripe tomatoes, warm from the garden sun, fresh from the farmer’s market, at every meal, every eating opportunity, throughout the day. I keep a bowl…

  • Okra, you said?

    I went looking for a recipe for okra, which I only make once or twice a summer when this odd, pod-shaped vegetable is in season. (I mean, in season in Maine; although…

  • Med Diet 101

    I’ll be the first to admit it, US News & World Report is not exactly a recognized diet and health authority, but their journalists and reporters are demon researchers and they usually know what…

  • one perfect artichoke

    Eat Your Veg. Please.

    I just spoke on the phone for 22 minutes, in my gravelly early-morning voice (with a cold coming on yet), with an Italian radio interviewer about Italian/Mediterranean food and its influence on…