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Other people’s recipes: Andrea Nguyen’s Star Anise and Lemongrass Sloppy Joe Bánh Mi

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The Amazon recommender system really thinks I like cookbooks, perhaps with good reason. Pretty much every new cookbook published shows up on my recommendations, and as a result I own far too many cookbooks. Some of them are thick, weighty … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Deborah Krasner’s Red Wine-Braised Short Rib Sauce

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I suppose it was a bit of a mistake to promise four recipes with full write-ups in a week, even given the long weekend. I made this beef short-rib recipe from Deborah Krasner’s Good Meat (Stewart, Tabori & Chang; p. … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Cook’s Country’s Five-Alarm Chili

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It’s been a busy cooking weekend for me: in addition to yesterday’s truffles, I also did a black-walnut pie from Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ cookbook (post to come later this week), and I finished the weekend off with a huge … Continue reading

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Diane St. Clair’s Buttermilk Meat Loaf

I recently picked up a copy of Diane St. Clair’s The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook. St. Clair and her husband operate a dairy farm in Orwell, Vermont, and supply butter and buttermilk to famous restaurants and gourmet food stores around … Continue reading

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OK, I have three fourths of a bunch of parsley left. Now what?

Parsley was an unusual ingredient required by Joanne Chang’s split-pea soup recipe, but it only required three tablespoons. (I suspect I used substantially more than that, because, well, I had substantially more than that.) So on Monday afternoon, I opened … Continue reading

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