Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Turns out an old brandade can learn new tricks. Here smoked sable stands in for salt cod, bringing a smoky richness to the garlicky potato purée–to great effect.

Black bowl of green gazpacho, with two ice cubes, drizzle of olive oil

Green Gazpacho

Though this cool, creamy, don’t-turn-on-the-stove soup is hardly penance, it certainly makes amends for all those burgers and brats. Summer detox, anyone?

Pumpkin Seed Mole

Pumpkin Seed Mole ~ Mole Verde

This mole recipe is know as mole verde, and is bright with cumin, oregano, onion, tomatillos, garlic, jalapenos, cilantro, and epazote. If there’s mole, there’s a party.

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

This salad, bright with arugula, fennel, and orange, is everything you need for a light lunch or side. It’s peppery, sweet, licorice-y and oh-so-tempting.