About Deborah Madison

Deborah Madison

Deborah Madison is the author of nearly a dozen cookbooks and is known for her simple, seasonal, vegetable-based cooking. She got her start at San Francisco's Chez Panisse before opening her own restaurant, Greens. She's also supports biodiversity, gardening, and sustainable agriculture and has served on the boards of Slow Food International Biodiversity Committee, the Seed Savers Exchange, and the Southwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance. Madison lives in New Mexico.

Shishito Peppers Recipe

Sautéed Shishito Peppers

You can probably do fancier, chef-ier things with shishitos than blister them in a hot skillet. But why? They’re so terrific like this.

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Scale Up-Scale Down Salad Recipe

Scale Up–Scale Down Salad

Whether you like a big or small salad, you’ll find it here. We think of this as an anything-goes-anytime-of-year salad. Swap outs are highly encouraged.

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Chocolate Bark with Cardamom

Chocolate Bark with Cardamom, Apricots, and Pistachios

Not quite cookies yet not exactly beyond the realm of cookiedom, this imaginative approach to chocolate bark brings a little elegance to the everyday.

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Local Flavors by Deborah Madison

Spinach and Green Garlic Soufflé

We find this lovely soufflé with flecks of green to be the perfect thing whether morning, noon, or night come spring.

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Local Flavors by Deborah Madison

Rhubarb with Berries and Candied Ginger

A cinch to make. The rhubarb lends tartness, the berries sweetness, and the ginger some sweet heat.

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Yellow Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

Yellow Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

With its layers of textures and colors, this soupy stewy concoction is far more enticing than the name would have you believe.

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Pinto Bean Soup over Rice with Red Chile and Cheese Recipe

Pinto Bean Soup with Red Chile and Cheese

This hearty pinto bean soup is flavored with Mexican spices and thickened with masa harina. Serve over rice and add cheese for a complete dinner.

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Green Spring Soup of Spinach, Lettuce, and Sorrel Recipe

Green Spring Soup of Spinach, Lettuce, and Sorrel

Fresh greens aren’t just for salads. Sorrel, spinach and lettuce are pureed in vegetable stock for a flavorful soup that tastes better than it looks.

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