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The Secret Ingredient (Saffron) Part II: Saffron and Orange Rice Pilaf with Orzo and Pine Nuts

RECIPE: Saffron and Orange Rice Pilaf with Orzo and Pine Nuts

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I know that when someone calls you yellow, you’re a coward.  But as far as spices go, I think the yellowest, saffron, is very brave.  It is subtle, floral, aromatic, almost bitter–and extremely … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: The Easiest Thai Green Shrimp Curry

RECIPE: Thai Green Shrimp Curry

It was great to be back in London last week with all my friends, and Mr. English.  My best girlfriends took me to the best Thai restaurant I’ve ever been to: Patara, on Beauchamp Place.  The pad Thai was just … Continue reading

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HEALTHY WEEKEND BREAKFAST: Sweet Blueberry Greek Yogurt Sundaes

RECIPE: Sweet Blueberry Greek Yogurt Sundaes

I am one of those girls who believes with all my heart that skipping breakfast and not eating until 4 in the afternoon will make me skinnier, even though I know with all my head that eating breakfast would definitely … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Salmon en Croûte with Rosemary Asparagus

RECIPE: Salmon en Croûte with Rosemary Asparagus

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I really appreciate anything that comes complete in a box, every part you will ever or could ever need already included.  Ikea furniture, Liberty needlepoint sets, and Itsu’s bento lunches in London.  Everything … Continue reading

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Franglais: Ham and Cheese Palmiers

RECIPE: Ham and Cheese Palmiers

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. I am Kerry.  I am twenty-eight.  I am an only child.  And I think palmiers may be the height of manipulation. I don’t know if it’s just a stereotype, but this only … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Tortellini Soup

RECIPE: Tortellini Soup

Waiting to start this series has been like watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve.  So much anticipation.  I’m so excited about it. For the longest time, I’ve been writing recipes for four.  I never want them to be … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Saffron) Part I: Roasted Eggplant Salad with Saffron Yogurt

RECIPE: Roasted Eggplant Salad with Saffron Yogurt

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. It is a widely touted fact that saffron is the world’s most expensive spice, and that it is collected by hand, the stamens of a crocus flower, plucked by hands, and dried.  Thankfully, … Continue reading

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