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One-Pot Pasta with Fresh Basil One-Pot Pasta with Fresh Basil By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 08/25/13 03:13 If you're anything like me, there's nothing less motivating than the prospect of cooking lunch for one. Here's what happens. Somewhere around midday, if I'm working from home, I think of something I'd like to eat. And then I think about the number of pots...
Polenta with Tomatoes, Basil, and Balsamic Reduction Polenta with Tomatoes, Basil, and Balsamic Reduction By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 07/05/13 15:03 Found at Natural Grocers: gorgeous leeks; our favorite broth Found at Whole Foods: local, ripe tomatoes Found outside: beautiful weather for a lunchtime picnic on the balcony The result? An easy, simple, delicious dish that pairs perfectly with a chilled...
Carrots and Snap Peas with Ginger and Fried Basil Carrots and Snap Peas with Ginger and Fried Basil By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 05/25/12 17:33 Remember that good old food pyramid from the USDA, stolidly pointing skyward from its foundation of pasta and white bread? Well, it's gone. In its place—a new icon and new recommendations. The upshot? 50% of your plate should be fruits and vegetables. What...
Eggplant and Tomato with Fried Basil and Quinoa Eggplant and Tomato with Fried Basil and Quinoa By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 10/13/11 22:51 O nce upon a time, in a land not so far away from our stove, fried basil met a balsamic reduction. It was, of course, love at first sight, but their affair began in difficult times: In the absence of grocery shopping, the protein choices had dwindled to...
Roasted Tomato Salad with Basil and Balsamic Reduction Roasted Tomato Salad with Basil and Balsamic Reduction By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 10/08/11 06:09 We're pretty sure, having tasted this, that anyone currently in possession of cherry tomatoes is morally obligated to roast them. Seriously. A raw cherry tomato is delightful. Roasting makes it...I don't know how to put this. Profound. World-changing. I...
Orzotto with Ripe Tomatoes and Sweet Basil Orzotto with Ripe Tomatoes and Sweet Basil By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 09/30/11 17:11 Have I mentioned that our fall quarter started? Our fall quarter started. Inevitably, this means we run completely out of groceries without noticing, and then act shocked when it happens, as though we vaguely remembered there being small and assiduous grocery...
Warmed Tomatoes and Basil over Garlicky Greens Warmed Tomatoes and Basil over Garlicky Greens By Cook Food. Mostly Plants. 09/25/11 17:54 This was a let's-cook-whatever's-in-the-fridge dish, and yet the flavors turned out to be perfectly balanced and wonderfully complex. You could use just regular sweet basil if you didn't have both kinds (and maybe try adding just a bit more sherry vinegar...

Cook Food. Mostly Plants.

Faced with a fridgeful of whole foods in my post-Pollan kitchen, I set out to discover what on earth to do with them.

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