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#403 Lee Bailey’s Asparagus

Lee Bailey’s Asparagus

Lee Bailey’s Asparagus

Spring is here, a bounty of fruit & vegetables begins. In spite of my land-locked condition, a small local meat market began carrying fresh vegetables, there I found the most luscious asparagus. One of my favorite ways with asparagus is this recipe via Lee Bailey, a chef whose food and life truly embodied Beautiful Food […] ...
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Herb Salad with Jicama & Cherries | Bijouxs Little Jewels from the Kitchen

Herb Salad with Jicama & Cherries

Herb Salad with Jicama & Cherries

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”~ Margaret Atwood. The delight of stepping out into the garden and snipping fresh herbs, is one of the best garden investments a cook can make. No. 362 Herb Salad with Jicama & Cherries, a salad looking to summer and another little […] ...
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Monet’s Garlic Soup | Bijouxs Little Jewels

Monet’s Garlic Soup

Monet’s Garlic Soup

Winter is upon us now, a perfect time to warm up with a comforting bowl of soup and dream of Spring gardens. Monet’s garden at Giverny was legendary and so are the recipes they served–Monet’s Garlic Soup a little jewel from the kitchen. ...
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Blood Orange Tart | Bijouxs Little Jewels

Blood Orange Tart

Blood Orange Tart

Our cooler spring has extended timeline of the citrus season. Happily blood oranges are still available in many markets here in Cali, last chance for this lovely little jewel, Blood Orange Tart. ...
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Butter-Poached Spring Asparagus

Butter-Poached Spring Asparagus

One sure sign of Spring, asparagus at the farmers’ market, so perfectly beautiful it needs just a simple preparation, perhaps poached in some ‘magic butter?’  ...
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Spring Market Tartine

Spring Market Tartine

Spring has officially sprung at the Farmer’s Markets! Grab your bags and head out to explore what’s new – a freshly baked baguette, some cheese and fresh pea shoots join for a little Spring market jewel. ...
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