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Sole Meunière: French for “so delicious I can’t believe it was also easy”

Warning: this dish is not for butterphobes. It is for everyone else. Even you, Ms./Mr. I-don’t-like-fiiiiiish. It’s so delicious it’s probably even worth splurging on Kerrygold or some other really good butter, though it’s also (as tonight’s meal proved) just … Continue reading

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26. Potato-Chile-Cheese Soup à la Butt Rock

When your friends do you the grand favor of coming over after a late-running quiz (on a theme of Butt Rock this week!), the least you can do for them is prepare them a hot & nourishing soup. This one … Continue reading

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24. Unimpoachable Sopa de Ajo

This started out as Jim's soup. He found it in The Gourmet Cook several months ago and, as he told me later, "I just had to make it because it sounded so weird!" That may not sound like the highest … Continue reading

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18. How is Madame DuBarry like a cauliflower?

 After a wait of almost six months, I finally scored a copy of Craig Claiborne's New New York Times Cookbook (copyright date: 1975; a very good year indeed) from PaperBackSwap. The Soups chapter was fairly thin, but fairly interesting-looking. One … Continue reading

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2. Lemony fresh Avgolemono

  There might be a more pleasant way to while away the small hours between midnight and 3 a.m. than riffling through cookbooks and marking recipes with wee Post-It flags, but I'm not sure what it is. Or, if it … Continue reading

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Greeting the New Year… drunkenly… and with chicken

Is there any other way to greet it, really? We saw the boys off for their semi-annual Colorado trip yesterday after a flavorful lunch of Drunken Chicken. The name is deceptive; most of the alcohol cooks off, I think. And … Continue reading

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