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Spicy, Smoky Bean Cakes with Limey Slaw for Two

RECIPE: Spicy, Smoky Bean Cakes with Limey Slaw

I think it might have been a chemical reaction triggered by my thirtieth birthday a few weeks ago, but a little nagging voice in my head has been whispering to me: “eat healthy.” I could stand to take the advice. … Continue reading

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Filet and Quick-Pickled Onion Tacos for Two

RECIPE: Filet and Pickled Onion Tacos

Mr. English and I are half mad about the steak tacos at a Mexican place here in London called Wahaca.  They’re not much to write home about—just grilled steak, pickled onions, cilantro, a bit of salsa.  But in their warm, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Rigatoni Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella and Truffle

RECIPE: Mushroom Rigatoni Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella and Truffle

My best friend is going vegan.  And her new husband decidedly is not.  He’s so un-vegan that when I met him, he refused to eat anything that was green.  He has since started including basil.  A big step. I developed … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday! Virtuous Veggie Lo Mein

RECIPE: Virtuous Veggie Lo Mein

Mr. English and I really wanted a dinner last week that was vegetarian, that was virtuous.  Every day for lunch we grab a ham sandwich, or we go out for dinner and indulge in a steak.  We were doing far … Continue reading

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Lean Chinese Five Spice Pork with Asian Slaw

RECIPE: Lean Chinese Five Spice Pork with Asian Slaw

I find, living in London, that I really, really miss New York takeout.  The exotic options.  Thailand.  Persia.  Ethiopia.  They were, without exaggeration, just around the corner.  So, while I am always encouraging in this column that cooking at home … Continue reading

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Crunchy Rigatoni with Rosemary, Garlic, and Parmigiano Reggiano

RECIPE: Crunchy Rigatoni with Rosemary, Garlic, and Parmigiano Reggiano

You know when there’s no food in the house? You’re working all the time and didn’t get a chance to go grocery shopping. Here in London, supermarkets are only open for a handful of hours, which I, being from New … Continue reading

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Sesame Seared Tuna with Soy Lime Noodles and Veggies for Two

RECIPE: Sesame Seared Tuna with Soy Lime Noodles and Veggies

This is quickly winning over the coveted place in my heart for Best Dinner for Two.  It has all the criteria: Superman speed, phenomenal taste, and it’s pretty guiltless. Just buy some good tuna and coat it with sesame seeds … Continue reading

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