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Chicken Cacciatore

As I’ve said before, I’m always tempted  to go the fussy route when cooking for other people. I know the food I write about is often and ideally simple, but believe me when I say that it takes lot of back and forth conversation in my head to arrive at the meals I write about. […]

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Roasted Chicken and Quinoa Salad with Ras El Hanout

I’m on a train tonight, speeding to Seattle through the blinding radiance of sun and sky and orange sleepy light. Sometimes we’re next to the ocean, where gold skitters across the surface of the water and sometimes we’re in the woods, where the gold is interrupted by the softest of pine shapes. I’m listening to […]

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Egg Noodles in a Creamy Caramelized Onion Sauce

This recipe for egg noodles with a creamy caramelized onion sauce is essentially the same as someone wrapping you up in a cashmere blanket and giving you a warm hug. It’s so easy for lazy afternoons when you’ve fallen asleep on the couch in front of the fire, and when you wake up the sky […]

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Congee with Shredded Chicken

I think I’ve made this congee with shredded chicken three times in the last two weeks, mainly on my Sundays alone (which is actually a Monday). Sunday/Mondays are the days when I tend to do writing work and clean the apartment. Lately it’s been either grey or white skies I wake up to, both are […]

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Chicken Drumsticks with an Apricot Ginger Glaze

I just hosted one of my last dinner parties in our apartment. Ian and I are moving at the end of the month to a brighter space (and a better kitchen) and soon our apartment will be a maze of boxes and deconstructed Ikea furniture. I wanted to get in one last dinner, one that […]