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Ramen time (part 2)

For your food viewing pleasure, I bring to you the longwinded tale of a sick bowl of ramen.  Do not attempt this version unless you’re ready for an afternoon of cooking.  But do not fret, for in part 3 I will reveal my tricks for turning instant ramen packs into something special without the process […]

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STOP. Ramen time. (part 1…)

Eating a huge bowl of ramen is probably one of my favorite things to do in this world! While living in NY I spent many a sick winter’s day hunched over a bowl of piping hot ramen at some noodle joint.  Even in the middle of the summer when city streets were hot and smelly […]

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Sesame Chicken

Remember this guy? Crispy chinese chicken (american takeout style), done in the comfort of your own home.  I drew a comic to illustrate how to cook it with the recipe at the end.  Inspired by my friend Melissa Mendes (the best person i know!) I bring you my version of sesame chicken…The Comic *Molly, sorry […]

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Brick Chicken (bricken)

This chicken is insanely crazy good.  A certified winner, a champion, a masterpiece.  First of all, I took the recipe from The New Brooklyn Cookbook (featuring some of my awesome and talented friends, what what!)  I picked up a copy the last time I was in NY and sometimes when I’m feeling homesick I lovingly […]

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Woo-hoo Beef Stew!

* I assure you no kittens were harmed in the making of this stew. We got a kitten!  For those who know me, I really don’t like cats – but I love kittens in the same way that I love puppies.  They are so cute and small and full of life and love. They are […]

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Attack of the killer Squid!

What a wonder-creature! They are so elegant with their long mantle and complex set of tentacles, with prehistoric ancestry and fossils that go back 150 million years.  For many people I know, dealing with these guys can be pretty intimidating, and not just because they as a species have existed for an incredible amount of time. The intimidation […]

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Panko Gremolata on ANYTHING

Cauliflower again!  The magical cauliflower makes an appearance at least once a week these days, usually more.  Tossed into lentil soup, roasted alongside potato chunks, finely chopped into salads, you name it, I’m doing it.  As a kid I think I only ate cauliflower one way, the most 90’s way humanly possible; smothered in warm […]

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Chicken Tinga

Show me the MONEY  MEXICAN food!  I swear, there is none in this town. Not Mexican, not tex-mex, not Baja style, nothing, nada. Okay OK there is a place that is calling itself Mexicana – but its a joke, and there is another place that’s technically a bar and happens to serve a few decent dishes […]

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