A recipe for gingerade (aka ginger tea) that’s my go-to drink for beating the heat.
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So, I’ve got a thing with eggs. I could eat them for any meal, at any time, and any number of ways. There’s a culinary urban legend that the number of pleats in a traditional chef’s hats is directly correlated to the number of ways to cook eggs and, while I’ve never found concrete evidence backing that claim, it’s fair to say there are at least 5 kajillion ways to make eggs.
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A riff on my childhood favorite B.R.C. (bean, rice, and cheese) burritos, this bean, quinoa, and cheese taco is a simple recipe that you could pull together for a last minute meal.
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While poking around the other day, I realized I’ve shared a good amount of pastas with you, but have all but failed you in the other noodle categories. I mean, yes, I’m Italian-American so cooking pasta comes as naturally to me as being dramatic, but it’s a total misrepresentation of the noodles that grace my kitchen. There’s a whole shelf filled with various pastas as well as rice sticks, pad thai noodles, udon, and, my favorite, soba.
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A simple, make-ahead recipe for ajvar, a roasted eggplant and red pepper spread that hails from the Eastern Mediterranean.
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An easy recipe for a vegetarian Tex Mex-style hash with black beans, tofu, potatoes, tomatoes, and chiles.
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An easy, healthy weeknight dinner recipe for Thai-style lettuce wraps with turkey, ginger, garlic, chilis, cilantro, and scallions.
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An easy, healthy recipe for basic mussels with lemongrass, chili, beer, lime, and mint.
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French toast is one of those dishes everyone should master for, say, a brunch when you want to cook for a crowd or a decadent breakfast-in-bed for Valentine’s Day. Either way, this recipe is the perfect place to start. It’s a departure from tradition because it’s baked rather than pan-fried, so you can put the focus on your guests or significant other rather than tending to a hot pan.
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It’s pretty much impossible to spend any real time in Hawaii without coming across boiled peanuts. Along with poke, boiled peanuts are a classic happy hour pupu (appetizer) and I can never seem to get enough of them. When I’m on Oahu, I stop by Tamura’s where there’s an awesome selection of booze, poke, and boiled peanuts. But I started getting annoyed that I was spending money on boiled peanuts since they require nothing more than a few ingredients and a few hours.
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