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Fusilli with Roasted Artichokes

The last hotel we stayed at in Greece this past summer was outside of Nafplion in some farmland. There were some sheep across the road, and behind the parking lot—mainly occupied by a the vehicles of a group of middle-aged British holiday-makers on a motorbike tour of Greece—was a big field of artichokes. How strange […]

Posted in Pasta, Vegetarian Main Dishes

Summery Lentil Salad

It is hot in Montreal right now. Stickily, ennervatingly hot. The sort of heat that leaves you feeling like doing absolutely nothing but lie on your back and think about how hot it is. In this kind of heat, no one really wants to think about cooking, but, if you, like me, have a metabolism resembling a hummingbird’s and […]

Posted in Vegetables and Salads, Vegetarian Main Dishes

Spanish Tortilla with Roasted Red Pepper and Olive Tapenade

When I hear the word tortilla, I think about California. I think about watching the tortilla maker shape golden dough into paper-thin disks and baking them. I think about Diego Rivera, and burritos, and the way my sister always seems to make quesadillas when it’s her turn to cook dinner. I definitely don’t think about […]

Posted in Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments, Vegetables and Salads, Vegetarian Main Dishes