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Tapas: Small plates bring big flavor

Baby Beets, Cucumbers and Feta Pintxos Note: If you cannot find baby beets, use small beets. To make a vinegar reduction, simply simmer the moscatel vinegar until reduced by half. Ingredients • 8 baby beets, 1 to 1 1/2-inches in diameter • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper • 8 squares feta cheese, cut 3/4-inch square […]

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Cold soups for a hot summer

Farmers Market Gazpacho Ingredients • 1 quart tomato juice • 1 quart chicken stock • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar • 6 medium tomatoes, diced • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced • 1 medium sweet onion, diced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 carrots, diced • 2 […]

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Whole fish and nothing but the fish

Hanoi-Style Fried Fish With Turmeric and Dill (Cha Ca Thang Long) 4 servings Author Paul Greenberg says this light, summery meal is perfect for sharing. Serve the fried fish atop the dilled vermicelli or wrapped in lettuce leaves, along with pickled carrots and a dipping sauce called nuoc cham (find the recipes at washingtonpost.com/recipes). Make ahead: […]

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Writing the book on cookin’

Today in LENS, we brought you the story of book clubs in which the prime attraction is not food for thought but food on the table. Here’s a few recipes to go along with that story. Happy reading — and eating. Red Russian-style Slaw From Don Reynolds of Raleigh, adapted from “Grilling for Life,” by […]

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Lettuce celebrate the humble romaine

In the LENS section today, we ran a feature on the traditional salad green romaine lettuce. We hope you’re inspired to give this classic a try. If you’re so inclined, here are some recipes to inspire you: Grilled Romaine with Walnuts, Parmesan and Anchovy Dressing Ingredients • 4 anchovy fillets • 2 teaspoons minced garlic […]

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