Minted Orzo Salad with Chickpeas and Feta


This easy orzo salad is one of my all-time favorite side dishes and it’s also one of my most-requested. It requires such minimal effort, but the results are seriously impressive. The mint and feta surprise you and make each bite interesting. You’ll love the way they pair with the bright lemon vinaigrette. Next time you want…

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Curried Millet with Chickpeas and Currants


This is one of those whole grain dishes I get all sorts of proud about. Mostly because it makes my hours long perusal of the bulk bins at Whole Foods worthwhile. But also, because I feel like I’m stepping outside of my same ol’-same ol’ series of sides. Butter gives the millet a silkiness, a…

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If I Had a Million Flatbreads

  Let’s just say, hypothetically, that you were to buy flatbreads this weekend.  And then, let’s say, you were to decide that you would eat one buttered and blistered round for every single meal seven ways to next Sunday. With feta. And a coke. And a semi-permanent grease beard.     I only ask because…

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Falafel Burgers

If you’re ever in Paris and someone steers you away from a crepe and toward a falafel sandwich, follow them. They’re onto something. If you’re passing Notre Dame, trying desperately to snap a photograph of the Shakespeare and Company bookstore, and thinking to yourself that Parisian men and women look dangerously alike…just trot on. The…

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