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braised broccoli with ginger and tomatoes

ERVES 4 TIME ABOUT 45 MINUTES I’m just crazy for broccoli, but a lot of people don’t appreciate this yummy veg beyond the florets—the stems are crispy and crunchy and delicious, and they usually end up in the garbage. Sad! Being able to save something from the trash makes me …

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A TRIO OF TOMATOES WITH PESTO AND BURRATA

So here’s the deal with this pizza: You can only make it for a few weeks each year when tomatoes are truly, honestly, purely perfect. You can of course try to make it at other times, but it won’t be the same. The little yellow tomatoes need to be so …

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Zucchini & Parm Fritters with Spicy Tomato Sauce

SERVES: 6 TO 8 • TIME: ABOUT 45 MINUTES Everybody likes fried food (if you say you don’t, you’re lying!), and these little guys are fried food done beautifully: a ton of zucchini held together by just a little bit of batter. They’re the perfect combination of salty, crispy, cheesy, …

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Mortadella Pâté

SERVES: 6 TO 8 • TIME: ABOUT 20 MINUTES Mortadella is a super-high-quality baloney. In fact, it’s probably the most delicious baloney you’ve ever had. At one of my dinner parties I was serving mortadella and one of my guests said, “Hey, this baloney has nuts in it!” And it …