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Quinoa Cakes with Asparagus and Mushrooms

When I hear the  words quinoa cake, I’m skeptical. They sound so earnest. So healthful. And sort of like they would be a pain in the ass to make. If I hadn’t tasted these at a chef demonstration by John Chiakulas of Beatrix at the Green City Market and discovered first hand just how freaking delicious …

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Momofuku Milk Bar Pie [formerly Crack Pie]

This pie is a homely little dessert. But there’s a reason it was formerly named crack pie. (And there are reasons the name was problematic.) It’s since been renamed simply Milk Bar Pie, which is a fine name for a pie that’s come to be synonymous with Momofuku Milk Bar itself. It is rich and …

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Asparagus and Spring Onion Farro Salad with Quick Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

The Green City Market is finally back outside, which means my Wednesday mornings are occupied with shopping for local produce. It’s been a late spring rendering the early markets a little more sparse than usual. The first week there were almost more storage apples and overwintered potatoes and frozen berries and pickles and preserves than new crops …

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