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Prosciutto e melone (Prosciutto and Melon)

One of my favorite things to eat in late summer is prosciutto e melone. The silky saltiness of the paper-thin ham delicately draped over sweet, heady melon is truly irresistible this time of year. How’s that for a extra-hefty dose of hyperbole? But seriously, it’s… Read More

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Nigel Slater’s Blueberry-Pear Cake

One of my favorite books is Nigel Slater’s The Kitchen Diaries. Part cookbook, part, well, diary, longtime Observer columnist Slater takes you through a year in his life food-wise. He doesn’t give an entry for every day (and some days he doesn’t even cook at… Read More

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Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate Caramel Sauce

Chocolate-covered strawberries get a bad rap. It’s perhaps not so surprising: the majority of ones in this country are sold in February, when strawberries are completely out-of-season. Now I have nothing against partaking in enrobed fruit for Valentine’s Day, but strawberries bought in the middle of… Read More

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Banana Bread

An admission must be made: I am not the best baker on the planet. Though I am a crack tart maker and meringue master, I have been known to produce more than my share of lopsided cakes and leaden brownies. Maybe it’s because I lack… Read More

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