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Halvah Milk Chocolate Hot Fudge

I’ve spent the afternoon curled up with my dog on the couch, basking in the gentle glow of the lights of the Christmas tree, with my “Mopy Holiday” playlist featuring some of my favorites like The Pretenders “2000 Miles,” Joni Mitchell’s “River,”  The Pogues’s “Fairytale of New York,” and Laura Marling’s “Goodbye England (Covered in …

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Wild Garlic Mustard Green Chimichurri

When it comes to springtime foraged vegetables, ramps (also known as wild leeks), have gotten the bulk of the chef and food world attention. I like ramps as much as the next tedious food geek droning on about the pungent wonders of spring’s first local seasonal edible green thing, but there’s some concern that the …

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My Go-To Peanut Sauce, sweet-spicy-salty delicious

I am an inveterate procrastinator. In school, I was one of the kids who stayed up into the wee hours of the night the day before the project or paper was due, frantically trying to get the thing done. From elementary school onward, it only got worse. In college, I felt pretty good if I …

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Garlic habañero hot sauce (Homemade Sriracha)

The market has been full of beautiful peppers. The usual bell peppers in red, orange, yellow and green, jalapeños, Hungarian wax, Trinidadian perfume, poblanos, and fiery habañeros. They are bright and inviting, but to be honest, I hardly know what to do with most of them. Oh, I use bell peppers in all sorts of …

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