Tagged: cooking

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Kitchen Lessons (Nightmares)

Buy Pyrex. I’ve only owned Pyrex baking dishes, but when they broke it was a lot cleaner than this. Buy a little extra. Thankfully I had more garlic, herbs and shallots because I wasn’t in the mood to pick glass...

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food: Pimp My Stuffed Fowl

1. Turkey, 2. Goose, 3. Barbary duck, 4. Guinea fowl, 5. Mallard, 6. Poussin, 7. Quail, 8. Partridge, 9. Pigeon squab, 10. Pheasant, 11. Chicken, 12. Aylesbury duck It serves 125, takes eight hours to cook and is stuffed with...

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Hilariously derailed

I had something rattling around inside my head to write about over lunch, and then saw the above picture over on Tea & Cookies and completely lost my train of thought. She writes about the Big Book Sale in San...

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Pot Liquor or Potlikker?

Whichever term you prefer, it’s still a pretty darn good thing. And apparently it’s very good for you as well! Sadly the collard greens are finally exhausted, but the potlikker left over is plentiful. Tonight I faux-steamed baby carrots in...

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A few Sunday table scraps

Yesterday was a bit of a good food day, breakfast, farmers market, and last night’s dinner of salmon roulettes with spinach stuffing, and lime thai-style rice in coconut milk. While I was having breakfast, I saw that my local watering...

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these are the times…

Virgo: You may have to cut back on your big vacation plans for a while, but don’t get discouraged. You can still take your trip; it may just need to wait. Paradoxically, the more effort you put into making it...

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I would totally stand in line for that

Happy 4th of July everyone! I hope everyone’s got some fun plans in store today. I’ll be heading to Solomons Island to spend the day on Justin’s parents’ yacht — I just love saying that, yacht, yacht, yacht! — but...

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No more evening supermarket trips

People in Logan Circle/U St. really need a second grocery option. Whole Foods was a madhouse last night. Not that I really mind that, but DC people aren’t really … aware of anyone else besides themselves. There was a lot...