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Lima Love: Salad with Two Greek Cheeses

04.20.2010
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RESPECT YOUR BEANS. That’s the order of the day. Specifically, you should give the lowly lima bean its due. That’s right, everyone, April 20 is officially “Lima Bean Respect Day.” Lest you doubt my word, there’s even an e-card to prove the day exists (Hallmark’s got nothing on Ecardia, creator of the illustration shown above).
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Blood Orange Olive Salsa with Feta and Mint

03.16.2010
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GREEK IDENTITY is heavily marked by the country’s position at the crossroads of Europe, the Balkans, and the Middle East. Head west from the Peloponnese, and you end up at the sole (or southern soul?) of Italy’s boot. Motor north and hit Albania, Macedonia, or Bulgaria. Turkey and the Middle East are within spitting distance—not [...]

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Birthday Figs

09.26.2009

NOT INTENDING BLASPHEMY, I am nevertheless pretty sure that when the words “It is more blessed to give than to receive” were set down in scripture, Saint Luke (or whoever wrote the book of Acts) did not have two pints of perfectly ripe, fresh figs next to him on the table. If he had, I [...]

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