The Food Pages July 16th

All of the beautifully colored produce is coming in season now and it is wonderful. It helps heal the sting that so many of the link this time around feature places I badly want to travel to.

I've been doing a lot of writing this week. Just finished this blog post about helping a fellow FredParent blogger figure out how to plan and shop for her family now that they have moved to a vegan and gluten-free diet. AND I'm super excited about the second installment of my "beat the heat" series tackling cooking oven-free during these dog days of summer. Spoiler: it was inspired, oddly, by some consumer reports type research I was doing last night.

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The Food Pages June 4th

When I was trying to decide what to make for dinner at the store this afternoon I was torn between the bright, fresh flavors I associate with June and comfort food because after three days it feels like weeks since I've seen the sun. So I split the difference. Seared scallops and risotto with a cilantro-cucumber-ginger salsa. Now I just need to figure out a way to turn on enough lights to make it seem sunny.

Whether you are eating summery foods or comfort foods or haven't given dinner a single thought yet at all, I think you will find this week's links satisfying. 

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