About Marie Simmons

Marie Simmons

Marie Simmons is a food writer, recipe developer, and cooking teacher. A longtime columnist for Bon Appétit and the Los Angeles Times, she has also contributed to Cooking Light and Food & Wine. Simmons is the author of more than two dozen cookbooks, including Fig Heaven, The Amazing World of Rice, and the James Beard award-winning The Good Egg.

Green Bean-Potato Salad with Pesto Recipe

Green Bean and Potato Salad with Pesto

Pasta may be the most classic use for pesto, although it’s definitely not the only application. Here we swap spuds for pasta for a swell summer salad.

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Cream Cheese Spread with Smoked Salmon

A simple recipe for a delicious cream cheese spread filled with dried figs, smoked salmon, and walnuts. It’s spooned into endive boats for a killer nibble.

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