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WORKING GIRL DINNERS! One Pot Oven Miracle Lemon Roast Chicken and Potatoes

RECIPE: Lemon Roast Chicken and Potatoes

My grandmother’s sister used to make the most amazing lemon chicken–a whole chicken, on the phone, with whole round potatoes roasted underneath.  This is the working girls’, not retired aunt’s, version: chicken legs (yes, you can use breasts instead) and … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Poultry, Recipes, Series, Watch, Working Girl Dinners
 

Franglais: Very “Nice” Chickpea Dip

RECIPE: Very "Nice" Chickpea Dip

Get the whole story at the Huffington Post. I remember the first time I went to the circus, I thought it was a spectacle.  It was all purple cotton candy and glittering acrobats and kneeling white horses.  And then the … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Cheap, Dips, Spreads, Preserves, Easy, Eat, For a Crowd, Franglais, Series, Vegetarian
 

MEATLESS MONDAY The Secret Ingredient (Coconut): Red Veggie Curry

RECIPE: Red Veggie Curry

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen coconut as a sweet flavoring for rice pudding and as a crispy coating for shrimp, but it’s also a perfect vehicle for sauce.

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Meatless Mondays, Series, The Secret Ingredient, Vegetarian, Vegetarian
 

French in a Flash: Pasta with Sweet Pea Pistou and Chèvre

RECIPE: Pasta with Sweet Pea Pistou and Chèvre

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. It’s April, so no matter what happens, it’s officially spring. Pistou is a sauce from the south of France made from fresh basil, garlic, olive oil, and sometimes cheese and tomato. It’s so … Continue reading

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Make Some Room: Where to Eat in New Orleans

I was in Katrina…Part I.  Part I being the episode where the hurricane passed over Florida and didn’t do anything–we had a couple of lightless hours, long enough for a game of Clue, and a can of Chef Boyardee.  We … Continue reading

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Win a FREE Copy of Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Cookbook: My Father’s Daughter

I was just having a look around Gwyneth Paltrow’s new cookbook, and I love it.  I knew I would love it because I’ve always loved her, from my first date (Shakespeare in Love) to Goop to Glee.  She gave Cee … Continue reading

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So Long Sushi: The Merits of Hot Japanese Food

Of course, lately, we have all been thinking of Japan.  And though it might seem gauche to say so, those thoughts have taken me more frequently than usual to my favorite Japanese restaurant.  Normally, it’s always the same thing.  King … Continue reading

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