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new directions in dinner.

Friends, a momentous thing happened recently: I came out to my partner. As a food blogger, to be clear. I’ve been out as a queer since forever. That was easy! But this made me feel silly (don’t ask me why), … Continue reading

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entree salad: i am still a genius.

I would not normally blog a salad, since salad is … not complicated … but one of the people we served this to may have described it as “the best salad [he’s] ever had,” and I’m pretty sure that makes … Continue reading

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chicken with apples and onions!

Reposting an oldie-but-goodie with the minor edits that reflect how I make it now. This is good stick-to-your-ribs cold weather food, and despite the trickster behavior of last week’s warmth, we still have some cold weather hanging around. Make this … Continue reading

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kitchen sink shrimp

This is basically my kitchen sink pasta, only it’s a shrimp dish instead of a pasta dish. It came into the world the same way as Kitchen Sink Pasta: “The fuck is in this fridge? Well, that’s on its way … Continue reading

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corn and tomato pie. it is august.

I wrote about this amazingly delicious summer meal many (many, many) moons ago, in the middle of December, because I’m a jerkface who even when I was writing here a lot didn’t try to time shit right and had a … Continue reading

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kitchen sink pasta.

I find cooking creatively and cooking from a recipe to be two totally different muscles. Having learned to cook from recipes and being a person who is more able to color outside the lines when someone else has drawn them … Continue reading

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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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thanksgiving dinner post-mortem, part i: main dishes.

So we had our Thanksgiving for three. It was completely fucking ace. Here’s how the menu shook out: Roast chicken with chestnut stuffing Halibut steaks Roasted sweet potatoes, mashed Roasted white sweet potatoes (batata blanca) Green beans almondine Brussells sprouts … Continue reading

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