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Although the famous quote “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco” is usually mistakenly attributed to Mark Twain, it remains true that San Francisco is often bone-chillingly cold in the summer. I used to fight the weather here in July and August, but I’ve made peace with the …

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This season I’ve made an extra effort to enjoy all things summer. There have been beach days, various frozen cocktails, a trip to the desert and even some s’mores. One summer treat that I absolutely love is lobster rolls — with a side of salt and vinegar chips, of course. When I think of salt and …

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It never occurred to me how easy it might be to make <i>elote</i> — spicy Mexican-style corn on the cob — until my friend Fiona brought the dish over to a dinner with friends last summer. It had always seemed like an obscure melange of ingredients that wasn’t easily reproduced at home. But the opposite is …

Roasted Okra Masala Recipe

<i>Tender, young okra are roasted and then combined with a spicy Indian masala for an excellent vegan side dish.</i><p>Next to vine-ripened tomatoes, the …

Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Lemongrass-Orange Reduction

Serve these crispy cutlets with steamed greens. The bright citrus sauce also works as a tasty topping for roasted squash.<p>4Servings<p>Ingredients<p>Cutlets<p>1 …

Pearl Barley with Roasted Squash, Pomegranate, and Pistachios

Pomegranate seeds add tiny bursts of sweet-tart juiciness when stirred into grain dishes.<p>6Servings<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbs. olive oil, divided<br>• 1 cup pearl …

PASTA WITH FENNEL, ARUGULA + LEMON

Bring a large pot of liberally salted water to a boil.<p>Cut the fennel in half lengthwise. Remove the tough core and slice it into 1/4'' wedges. Heat …

Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Skewers with Lemon-Thyme Dipping Sauce

Roasting Brussels sprouts produces a tender, juicy interior encapsulated by a crispy, caramelized exterior. Hemp oil lends a nutritious element to …