Category: recipes

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Smoked Turkey Legs

It still feels weird to open up the browser to write for this blog when the devastation in Haiti continues. Adventures in Shaw wrote about some local venues and restaurants making donations and the Washingtonian has an updated listing of...

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Waffle Iron French Toast

Happy (Belated) New Year! With the lovely cold snap January in DC brings, I’ve been keeping it pretty simple on the food front. It’s hardly the time for grand meals when it’s a bit too frigid to walk to the...

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Mulled Cider

I’m not much for holiday cooking and baking. I rarely host for any of the big holidays, and about the only thing I’ll bring to potlucks are non-holiday specific desserts. When a friend was throwing down for Thanksgiving and told...

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recipes: Martha Stewart Thanksgiving Hotline Cookbook

As part of her Sirius|XM Thanksgiving hotline radio show, Martha is offering a free PDF collection of Thanksgiving recipes covering all courses of the Thanksgiving meal, from savory turkey to fresh salads and creamy mashed potatoes to sweet desserts. The dishes come from acclaimed chefs, such as Emeril Lagasse, Nigella Lawson, and Mario Batali.

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food: a “new” classic roast chicken

As much as I rant and rave about how Food Network–and most televised food shows, really–has lost their way, it can still be very dangerous for me to watch it on an early weekend morning. Even though her new series...

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Life’s a martini & you’re the shaker!

Success! The lasagna turned out to be pretty easy to make and delicious. I tried to document* most of the steps along the way using this recipe from Ina Garten and it made me realize the things I like about...