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Good Fortune

I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food. When I was younger, my family would order carry out from a local restaurant at least once a week and I’d dread it. I didn’t like the salt-laden sauces with sour flavors … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Ricotta Tart

In this chapter of, “Puff Pastry Makes Everything Better,” I bring you this spring pea ricotta tart. I love puff pastry. I forget how much I love it until I use it again. It’s a little pricey but it’s so … Continue reading

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Roasted Brown Butter Radish Toast

I had A LOT of leftover radishes from when I made farro salad Saturday night, so I did what any sensible person would do: I roasted them. I’ve always wanted to roast radishes but I never have. I think it’s … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Cashew, Kale Korma

I missed cooking Indian food so Sunday night, I decided to try a new recipe. I often make dal, or lentil stews, at home, but I’ve never made korma. I’m not sure why. It’s very easy except for the chopping … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Ribollita

I haven’t used my slow cooker a lot this winter. I think part of the reason is because I spend most of my spare time making cookies and bread. Another reason is that I’ve been into quick, healthy-ish dinners that … Continue reading

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Cumin Black Bean Bowl with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Avocado

One of the keys to cooking is finding a recipe you like and making it your own. That’s how I came up with these cumin black beans. Years and years ago, I found a recipe for black beans with lime … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Soba Noodle Salad

My friend Jim likes to smoke salmon, and the other day he was generous enough to give me some. It was perfect timing because I’d been thinking about making soba noodle salad with smoked salmon. This salad is something you … Continue reading

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