Creamy Spinach, Sundried Tomato and Garlic Chicken

If these photos make you happy, the dish itself will make you happier.

A while back, in honor of Julia’s Child’s birthday (she would have been 104 this year), I created a dish that embodies one of her many excellent sayings: “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” You can fuss all you want with fancier dishes, with exotic …

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Salmon and White Bean Bruschetta

A riff on a classic Italian bruschetta topping, tuna with white beans.

A very classic Italian bruschetta topping is made with white beans and tuna, and it’s fantastic.  But recently I found myself with some leftover seared salmon filets, and also some leftover cooked white beans.  Soaked and simmered beans are not a usual thing in my house; while I love cooking dried beans from scratch, truth …

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Clam Pizza

If you've ever had the clam pizza at Pepe's then you know what I'm talking about. (And if you haven't don't knock it til you've tried it.)

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