Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

November 28, 2016 0

Recipe: Basic Mac & Cheese

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This is a very traditional, no-frills take on mac and cheese — and it’s served us well — that we’ve been bringing to LUX-giving for several years.

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May 31, 2016 0

Recipe: Cowboy Caviar

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A Tex-Mex appetizer dip, closer to pico de gallo than salsa. It’s lactose-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, requires zero cooking, and makes a giant bowlful in less than 20 minutes. Since it’s a dip, it’s forgiving and adaptable to whatever you have on hand (I have canned corn, not frozen corn!) and your taste (don’t want cilantro? use parsley! want to add black olives? go […]

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May 23, 2016 0

Recipe: Tuscan Gnocchi Skillet

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Lessons learned from this one: (1) Gnocchi can be pan-fried, instead of boiled, and (2) field greens can stand in for baby spinach, in a pinch, but aren’t quite as good. Anything advertised as a “30-minute meal” always takes me longer, so I’ve listed this as a “45-minute meal” — your results may vary, depending on […]

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February 16, 2016 0

Recipe: Chicken & Herb Dumplings

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Adam’s a big fan of potpies, so during my cookbook-buying spree in the early 2000s I picked up Potpies: Yumminess in a Dish by Elinor Klivans. Trained in France, and known primarily for her pastry recipes (she’s got entire books dedicated solely to chocolate chips and donuts) Klivans has had a long and varied career as a […]

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November 26, 2011 1

Gettin’ Baked

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It’s tough to photograph food that you desperately want to eat. It’s even worse to photograph food that other people really want to eat. For both reasons it’s difficult to photograph anything we’ve ever made out of the Baked cookbooks. Adam saw the original, Baked, on the shelf at Borders and bought it on a […]

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