California Nicoise Salad Recipe

california nicoise salad | pamela salzman

I just arrived in New York for my annual summer vacay with my parents, my sisters and their families.  We’ve descended upon my parents’ house in Long Island for a week of old fashioned backyard fun with a few trips to the beach and the ice cream parlor.  It also involves some serious menu planning for…

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Mediterranean Fish in Parchment recipe

mediterranean fish in parchment

You see that beautiful piece of fish down there?  That is my idea of a perfect dinner — simple, healthy, light, delicious, seasonal, easy-to-make.  If my family didn’t thrive on an ever-changing dinner menu, I would love to eat this twice a week with a fresh salad and a glass of rosé.  Perfect. Fish in…

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Baked Falafel Recipe

baked falafel | pamela salzman

One day I woke up and decided I had to have falafel.  Falafel are deep-fried balls of pulsed chickpeas blended with herbs, onion and garlic.  Sometimes they are made with a combination of broad beans and chickpeas and sometimes that contain a lot of herbs which make them rather green on the inside.  They’re so…

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chicken posole verde recipe

chicken posole verde | pamela salzman

I decided to be more forward-thinking this year and post some new delicious Mexican recipes early in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, which is one of my favorite food holidays.  Not that I don’t make Mexican, or Tex-Mex meals all year round, of course.  I know a lot of people who are planning celebrations the…

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wild salmon patties recipe (gluten-free and paleo)

wild salmon patties | pamela salzman

Happy new year!  I’m just curious, are you on a cleanse?  Which one?  There are soooo many, I’m not sure if you’ve noticed.  I have noticed, because I live in LA and I teach cooking classes all the time and once I resume teaching tomorrow, I’m going to hear all about what cleanses my students…

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turkey and spinach quesadillas with cranberry salsa recipe

turkey and spinach quesadillas with cranberry salsa | pamela salzman

I know you are all in major Thanksgiving prep mode.  But I wanted to post this recipe for the day after if you are planning that far ahead.  And if that is the case, you and I are probably good friends, or should be.  One of the reasons I absolutely love the day after Thanksgiving…

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whole roasted maple-brined turkey recipe

whole roasted maple-brined turkey recipe | pamela salzman

This is it, my last Thanksgiving recipe for you.  And it’s my favorite way to make turkey as of late.  I taught this method in all my November classes last year and a few this year and I was consistently thrilled with the results.  I don’t even like turkey, but this was juicy and so…

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