Best Food Reading for 07/15/2017

Orange-Cumin Marinated Chicken Thighs – FineCooking “This Spanish-inspired marinade has a sweet, spicy, smoky flavor that works well with not only chicken but a wide range of meats and vegetables. The chicken thighs are delicious served with pearl couscous studded with dried apricots and pistachios.” tags: f chicken Chicken and…

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Best Food Reading for 04/29/2017

North Shore Shrimp Scampi | The Splendid Table “On our way to surfer’s Nirvana, the north shore of Oahu, we stopped for lunch at Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck for an island favorite, shrimp scampi–the most garlicky, luscious scampi we’d eaten.” tags: f shrimp Roasted Corn and Chorizo Chowder | The Splendid…

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Best Food Reading for 03/11/2016

Why Mustard is the King of Condiments | Lucky Peach “I could say that this belief stems from tradition, but that would be skirting the truth, which is this: Mustard is the king of condiments. It is alpha and omega, sun and moon; kimchi and ketchup wash its feet and…

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Best Food Reading for 11/02/2015

Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes Recipe – NYT Cooking “To some, Cheddar is synonymous with Vermont, even if it is produced in several other states, too. For most, mashed potatoes are an absolute essential for a proper Thanksgiving table. Combining them seems natural, whether customary or not. Using two-year-old aged Vermont…

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Best Food Reading for 09/14/2015

Cajun Shrimp Stew With Potatoes “Authentic Cajun dishes typically include three important ingredients, bell peppers, onions and celery. These are combined with aromatic herbs and spices such as cayenne, bay leaf, black pepper and parsley. This creates a distinctive flavor which has now become unique to Cajun cooking. The main…

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What I’m Reading on 02/06/2014

The Standards Wars and the Sausage Factory “Today no one dies from standard wars, not that you’d know it from Internet comments. But years, millions of dollars, and endless arguments are spent arguing about standards. The reason for our fights aren’t any different from those that drove Edison and Westinghouse:…

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Daily links for 06/30/2011

Kitchen Window: July Fourth Barbecue From America’s Melting Pot : NPR “And sometimes the embrace is more like a bear hug. Giddau’s lambburgers are still a favorite on my family’s grill, but these days, so is Greek-style chicken marinated in oregano and lemon, spicy Spanish chorizo and clams and big,…

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Sauerkraut pie

A traditional food in my family at Easter time is “sauerkraut pie,” coming down from my Slavic ancestors on my father’s side. This is is really not a pie at all, in the sense of an apple or cherry pie, but a sauerkraut and onion filling inside a thin bread…

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