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Cheater Chicken Soup

How to quickly make a comforting chicken soup for someone who’s sick: Sauté 1/3 chopped onion, 2 diced carrots, and a diced celery stalk in a little olive oil in a stock pot until softened. Add a couple of cloves of chopped garlic and stir. Add 2 chicken thighs (I used boneless, but bone-in is [...]

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“Why don’t you make the dishes your mom makes?” is a question I get from Lipby every time we come home from a dinner at my parents’. My mom is a great cook, and a hard act to follow. Her Japanese dishes always elicit a sigh from me when I taste them– it’s comfort food, [...]

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Lentil Soup

Every dish has a story. This lentil soup was the first soup I made from scratch. I was a senior in college, sharing a house with three good friends. We all loved to cook in our tiny kitchen. (Unfortunately, not all of us liked to clean up, but that’s another story.) I had recently purchased [...]

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(photo edited by Ace) I’ll bet you were wondering when there would be a post about sticky rice. Well, here it is. I had this strange craving for kimbap lately– I don’t know why. There used to be a Korean grocery store where I lived a while ago that would sell kimbap wrapped in plastic [...]

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Chicken Pot Pies

Gridley rocks the house by sending in our first recipe to our new site! He is a good friend and neighbor, and a good cook to boot. I keep saying he and K should invite us over to dinner– and we’d be happy to reciprocate! Here’s his awesome chicken pot pie recipe that I begged [...]

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