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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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Oyako Don

Lipby has asked me to make more Japanese dishes for him, and I’m happy to oblige. Donburi is a meal over rice in a bowl. Oyako is a compound word– oya means parent, ko means child. In this case, it refers to the two main ingredients: chicken and egg. The recipe comes together fairly quickly, [...]

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B4 Burger

I don’t like burgers. This is one of two pronouncements about my food preferences that inevitably shock people.* When I say this, most people think I’m a freak. “How can you not like burgers?” they ask in disbelief. I’ve never been a fan of ground beef in general. I don’t like its consistency. My stomach [...]

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Vegetable & Chickpea Curry

I like to cook with my slow cooker, but somehow I never remember to use it in the wintertime, when I crave soups and stews. I’m trying to rectify that now. This curry was a big hit, and I expect it will made again while the weather is still cold. This is adapted from the [...]

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“Whataya want for lunch?” I ask Jack, from the kitchen. He turns his head to look at me and lowers the Wii controller, instead of just flicking his eyes to the side, or ignoring me;  it means he’s actually hungry.  “I dunno,” he replies, shrugging.  “What do we have?” I heave the dirty pan from [...]

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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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Butternut Squash Risotto

I love roasting winter squashes. I don’t remember how I came across this recipe, but it has become a fall staple for me. The recipe is adapted from Epicurious. Makes 6 main-course servings, supposedly Ingredients 3 lb butternut squash 6 cups nonfat chicken broth 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups [...]

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(photo edited by Ace) I once had a boyfriend who had a Cuban-born aunt. He said she made the most amazing black beans and rice. He made it for me one night, and I was hooked. Our relationship didn’t last long, but the happy memory of this dish will always be with me. The recipe [...]

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