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nepalese chicken tarkari. let’s learn together!

Guys, I know I said I was gonna do a Newsroom snark post, but turns out I don’t have it in me. Sorry. Prior to making this dish, my exposure to Nepalese food could best be described as, “I ate … Continue reading

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three summer meals, insofar as they are “meals” eaten in “summer”.

Have I mentioned I’m not working? I’m not working! It’s very exciting, and leaves me with lots of time to cook shit in between strenuous Netflixing and gym-going. (One of those activities is actually strenuous. One is not. SEE IF … Continue reading

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in which i make up seriously delicious chicken.

Tonight I did something I haven’t done in awhile: I made dinner for myself. And something happened that hasn’t happened in even longer: it was delicious. (I’ve had some …. mishaps. lately. Don’t sub lemon juice from the bottle for … Continue reading

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baked goods with summer fruit!

My fourth year of college, I lived five hundred feet from a most excellent produce store run by a bunch of U of C alums. It was a small store that stocked a great deal of fruit, and in the … Continue reading

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cake, glorious cake OR i return to my comfort zone.

Last night I made cake. Raise your hand if you’re surprised. Wait, though – this one didn’t have fruit in it! … Yeah. I have one trick. Cake is my trick. With that established, let’s move on. Every year, food … Continue reading

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food round-up part 1: pork.

My friends, it’s been too long. I have no excuse. I’m sorry. But I’m back, and I want – nay, I need! – to tell you about three things: this pork chop recipe, this fish market, and this grain. Let’s … Continue reading

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i make cake. also, destroy pancakes.

Have you guys heard about this new book on habit formation? For a few weeks I couldn’t swing a dead habit without hitting this bro Charles Duhigg, who popped up everywhere from NPR to the New York Times to talk … Continue reading

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