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July 2015

Green Bean Casserole

This version pays tribute to the classic green bean casserole but upgrades its components. The cream of mushroom soup is replaced with crème fraîche and […]

Spinach and Onion Tart

This is a classic combination for a quiche, but it’s lighter, with a whole-wheat and olive oil crust. If you don’t have the time to […]

Roasted Fresh Ham

This is a huge piece of meat that is simple to prepare and inevitably leads to applause and awe. A fresh ham weighing in at […]

Mango Buttermilk Smoothie

This smoothie has a tropical flavor and a beautiful pale orange color. Mangos have such a rich character that you may be surprised to find […]

Miniature Home-Cured ‘Ham’

My version of Southern biscuits and ham exposes me as a Yankee impostor, since it’s not made with real country ham. It is, instead, a […]