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Chicken Fried Rice

Comfort food brings up all kinds of dishes: macaroni and cheese, meat loaf, casserole, matzo ball soup. French fries, ice cream, chocolate. These foods are comforting for lots of people. But comfort food is so subjective. What comforts someone, might be strange and unappetizing for… Read More

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Penne with Tuna, Basil, and Lemon Zest

This recipe comes from Epicurious. It is a terrific example of how the fewest number of ingredients, and the simplest preparation, can taste really divine. For this, you’re going to want to find some really good tuna. Not the water-packed stuff, but the luscious olive oil-packed… Read More

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Oven-Roasted Asparagus

If I had to say what my absolute favorite way to cook vegetables was, it would be roasting. I’ve roasted just about everything: beets, cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, parsnips, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, carrots, broccoli rabe, tomatoes. There is something about roasting that concentrates flavors, makes everything… Read More

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Tomato and Parsley Bruschetta

I love this. I usually only ever make it when we have guests, but today I decided to spoil myself. It is so easy and so tasty. It will be even better once it’s summer and tomatoes are in season. Ingredients: 1 pint of grape… Read More

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Penne with Roasted Chicken and Parsley

I have never liked the term “leftovers.” To me, “leftovers” imply scraps. Superfluous remnants, really. Unwanted and unused remainders. Surplus. But what remains after one dinner can be the start of the glorious next — sometimes a meal even more treasured than the former. This… Read More

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