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Quick and Easy Meat Sauce for Busy Weeknights

Although it would be lovely to have a pot of bolognese sauce magically simmering away on the stove when you get home from work on a particularly hellish Tuesday, it’s not something one typically indulges in during the week (I mean, if we’re going the magical route I’d also like to request a nightly boulevardier […]

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Fiery Spaghetti with Plenty of Garlic, Fresh Herbs, and Parmesan

This recipe has many, many┬ávariations but the basic idea is always the same: heaps of fiery chilies, bright greenery, enough garlic to offend anyone within close range, and some sort of satisfying umami element to bring it all together. You could go ahead and use any type of pasta you prefer, but there’s something very […]

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Fiery Israeli Couscous Salad with a Creamy Avocado and Fresh Herb Dressing

I have been away the past couple of months because I’ve been writing, writing, writing and then writing some more; this Edward Gorey illustration is an accurate representation of how I’m feeling these days: You know what helps when I feel this burnt out? Salads all.the.time. I’m a huge fan of salads that are sturdy, […]

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Chicken Cacciatore

As I’ve said before, I’m always tempted ┬áto 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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Orzo Pasta Salad with Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, Red Peppers and Sweet Corn

Cooking in the summer is so easy, it’s just a matter or picking out what looks best at the market on the way home from work (if you’re fortunate enough to live near fresh produce stands, that is). I love walking into the New Apple Market on West Broadway to admire whatever it is that’s […]