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Cucumber and Tomatillo Gazpacho from Corinne Trang at Cooking by the Book

  Last week I posted a recipe for Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Gazpacho. It’s sublime particularly as the flavor mellow and blend. The color is a soft watermelon red. This week the gazpacho is quite different. Red is gone. Tomatoes are gone from the soup itself, but do appear in a garnish — though you…

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Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Gazpacho

I may be changing my forthcoming cookbook. I was planning to do one on B&B. That would be Bar and Brownies or cocktails meant for chocolate. But, I’m torn now. I’m headed towards that gazpacho book I’ve toyed with. There was little spring this year in the Hudson Valley, but summer has arrived. We went…

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TBT Recipe: Cucumber Sauce for Salmon and More

It's Thursday and I've been doing TBT cookbook review for some time. Now, for Thursdays, I'm adding a TBT recipe, too. Suzi and I are digging back to find — out of over 2000 posts — the really scrumptous recipes we love and that we hope you'll. Here's one from just about a year ago.…

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Pomegranate & Cucumber Salad from Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy

Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy appeared in 2013. It was a dashing proponent for recipes from the Middle East, featuring Lebanese, Moroccan and Persian dishes. And it remains a leading book for these cuisines. You might say this book ages gracefully, but I suspect it will forever thrive. The recipes are lively, popping with…

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