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French in a Flash: Green Salad with Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing

RECIPE: Green Salad with Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. In my slightly undietetic mind, creamy salad dressing makes lettuce worth eating.  I once knew a woman who ate naked salad, and claimed it was because “she didn’t like dressing.”  She was lying!  … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Coconut) Part I: Double Coconut Rice Pudding

RECIPE: Double Coconut Rice Pudding

GET THE WHOLE STORY AT SERIOUS EATS. Down in Florida, we think coconuts are dangerous.  Flying through those gusty summer hurricane winds, they’re like cannonballs or exploded fuselage, flying through the air with the greatest of speeds.  You don’t want … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Pesto-Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Super-Garlicky Spinach

RECIPE: Pesto-Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Super-Garlicky Spinach

This week my newly engaged best friend Jamie, medical student and very-beginner-chef extraordinaire, joins me in a make-up free, unscripted session in the Working Girl’s kitchen.  Just to prove to you that you don’t even need to know how to … Continue reading

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An Almost Free Lunch: The Costco Hot Dog

There’s nothing like Costco on a Saturday.  The free samples could keep you going like a wind-up robot until at least dinnertime.  But I don’t stop there. My friend’s father recently asked me if I’d ever had a Costco hot … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Olivey French Lentil and Barley Salad

RECIPE: Olivey French Lentil and Barley Salad

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. This is the kind of food that makes me what to shout, “Look, Ma, I’m eating healthy!” I’ve been traveling a lot lately, which I love, and it’s great, but it’s also inevitably … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY! Lunch in Paris

  I was just in Paris a few weeks ago, and Mr. English had to miss our train and stay back in London until dinnertime.  Hate to admit it, but I wasn’t totally disappointed!  Sorry, love.  I got to do … Continue reading

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Mahjong Dumplings: Lower East Side Cool Hits the Upper East Side

What is Mahjong?  Maybe someone can explain it to me.  All I know is it was a game my grandma used to play “with the girls”.  But now, I’m suddenly into it because I am, literally, obsessed with Mahjong Dumplings. … Continue reading

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