Monthly Archives: March 2009

Chicken Salpicon

I first had this dish in El Paso, Texas on a hot summer night. Arriving late at night at the home of an old El Pasoan after a day of dusty driving, I was welcomed with a huge Mexican ceramic … Continue reading

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Muffaletta

Best. Sandwich. Ever. This truly is the world’s greatest sandwich, the pinnacle of sandwichian evolution, created by the Central Grocery in New Orleans in 1906. The flavors come together in an eye-rolling crescendo of meat, cheese, & olives that is … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Noodles & Mushrooms

Here’s another way to enjoy that black sheep of the wheat family, buckwheat. In Japan, noodles made with buckwheat are called soba, and are served cold, with a salty dipping sauce, or hot, in a rich broth. This stir-fry recipe … Continue reading

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Potato Galette with Arugula & Spinach

The potato fried in butter begets one of the world’s great tastes. Salty & sweet & crunchy & chewy & well, just potato-y goodness makes your taste buds sing like few other foods, I find. This recipe adds the harmonic … Continue reading

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Oat Pecan Waffles

I’ve always been a big fan of waffles, but I’ve never been able to come up with a recipe that made waffles exactly the way I like them, with the perfect combination of crispy, fluffy, & flavorful. I’ve tried whipping … Continue reading

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