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FreshCatch Fish Tacos with SeaSlaw

There is something magical about crispy, beer-battered flakey fish topped with a delicious seaweed salad wrapped in a warm tortilla,” says Jessy Ryan, “co-flounder” of FreshCatch, one of the Bay Area’s forward-thinking community-supported fishery companies. FreshCatch operates as a collective of single-vessel businesses that fish along the West Coast with a vision of making sustainability…

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Barbara’s Zucchini Noodle Salad

Recipe by Barbara Kobsar Illustration by Charmaine Koehler-Lodge   Serves 4–6 3 medium zucchini ½ cup chopped green onion 2 or 3 radishes, trimmed and sliced thinly 2 cups blanched Romanesco florets 1 cup English peas Dressing 1 cup cottage cheese (for a mild dressing) or 1 cup crumbled blue cheese (for a bold-tasting dressing)…

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What’s at Your Farmers’ Market this Week?

Our publisher/editor Cheryl Angelina Koehler sent this photo from last Saturday’s farmers’ market in Chico, a city in California’s northern farm country that’s been much in the news lately due to the tragedies wrought by the Camp Fire. Cheryl goes there each quarter to help Edible Shasta-Butte publisher Candace Byrne get her magazine to press, and the…

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Cooking with Gratitude

Cherishing What We Have and Wasting Less Around the world, feasts of gratitude for a good harvest are among the oldest traditions, marked by a rest from working the fields and plentiful meals. An abundance of food is at the center of our Thanksgiving celebrations as well, yet few of us have a deep connection…

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Barbara’s Mandarin, Fennel, & Avocado Salad

6 mandarin oranges, peeled and sliced crosswise into ¼-inch rounds ½ fennel bulb, thinly sliced (reserve fronds for garnish) 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and sliced 1 small shallot, peeled and thinly sliced ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar Salt and fresh ground black pepper Divide orange slices between 4 salad plates. Layer…

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Little Gem Salad with Herbs and Lemon Vinaigrette

From ‘It’s Pasta Friday, it’s Pasta Friday!’ By Allison Arevalo | Photos by Denise Woodward   For salad 1 pound green or red little gems, torn into bite-size pieces 1 bunch mint, stemmed and roughly chopped 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped 1 bunch parsley, stemmed and roughly chopped 1 avocado, cut into cubes ½…

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Chef Bryant’s Shredded Beet, Apple, and Currant Salad

From the story A Vegan Holiday Feast, Illustration by Julia Cost 2 large fresh beets, peeled 2 large tart apples, cored, peeled ¼ cup apple juice 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper ½ cup currants Coarsely shred beets and apples on box grater or food processor fitted…

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Chef Bryant’s Glazed Carrot Salad

From the story A Vegan Holiday Feast, Illustration by Julia Cost Reprinted with permission from Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry, © 2014. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House, Inc. Yield: 6 to 8 servings 1½ pounds carrots (about 10 medium carrots) 1 tablespoon plus ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 tablespoon…

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Roasted Watermelon Radishes

From What’s in Season by Barbara Kobsar  Illustration by Caroline H. Gould   Serves 4 1 pound watermelon radishes, trim off top and root 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon minced thyme, rosemary, or basil (optional) Preheat oven to 400°. Cut prepared radishes into ½-inch wedges. Mix radishes…

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