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Cookbook Review: The Nordic Kitchen, One Year of Family Cooking by Claus Meyer

The restaurant Noma in Copenhagen is recognized as one of the finest dining spots in the world. On many lists, it considered the best. The Noma cookbook is a best seller and an inspiration to chefs, both amateur and professional, around the world. Noma co-founder Claus Meyer has produced a new cookbook, one filled with…

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Green Curry-Ginger Salad

Many of us love chicken. The flavor, the texture. Constant, never changing. Boring. Yes, I just said chicken is boring. I’m sorry, but too often we get “regular” chicken and every now and then our taste buds just rebel. Okay, we’re going to have chicken but can we please just have something exciting. Enter Casual…

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Cookbook Review: Flavors from the French Mediterranean

Suzi and I have a problem. We go to France. We fly into Paris with the best of intentions: stay a few days, then take the train somewhere else: south, east, north, west. Finally a couple of weeks ago, sitting in a Paris café on our tenth consecutive day in the city, Suzi made a…

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Brian’s Frozen Peach and Mango Margarita

“Just so you know, I have ripe peaches. They have to be used.” It was Suzi giving me a heads up on Sunday morning. “We’ll drink them,” I said. “Peach margaritas?” “Perfect.” She sat back in her chair already relaxing. It’s always good to make your wife happy. It’s actually very important to make her…

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