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Vicia

Last night, I met my friend Emma for dinner at Vicia. I’d already been there once before for lunch a month ago, right after they opened. But their dinner menu looked more involved, so I wanted to go back for … Continue reading

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Matzo Crack

Last night, I was too tired to cook a full Passover seder. Instead, I used all my energy to stay up late and make matzo crack. I knew the reward would be worth the effort. I wasn’t wrong. The crack (it … Continue reading

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Six years ago after I moved back from France (I can’t believe it has been six years), I spent some time in Columbus, Ohio. My boyfriend at the time was working there during the summer so I went to stay … Continue reading

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Kheer

If I could marry a spice, it would definitely be cardamom. Fragrant, slightly sweet, aromatic, mysterious, but at the same time, inviting…What’s not to like? My feelings about cardamom explain my love for kheer, i.e., Indian rice pudding. I had … Continue reading

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New Year’s Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster is a New Year’s tradition in my family. Every year for as long as I can remember, my mom would butter a skillet, add sugar, rum, butter and bananas, and then light the whole thing on fire while … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

I haven’t really felt like weeping over food since I came back from San Francisco. All that changed tonight when I made this strawberry rhubarb galette. I’ve been wanting to make the galette for a while, but I kept holding … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownies

I don’t know about you, but my favorite kind of brownie verges on being illegal. And by that, I mean that it probably shouldn’t be allowed without some kind of disclaimer about its addictive qualities. You won’t be able to … Continue reading

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