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TBT Recipe: Roasted Chicken in Adobo Eat Mexico by Lesley Tellez

If you are going to have chicken, go all in. Eat Mexico was published last year by Lesley Tellez and is devoted to the street and markets foods she discovered walking, literally walking Mexico City. Eat Mexico is filled with delectable dishes, ones Lesley has written up for the American cook. But the recipes themselves remain…

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Pickled Green Asparagus from The Broad Fork by Hugh Acheson

It’s mid-June and summer will officially arrive in just a week. Yet spring lingers. It was cool and wet, or perhaps cold and wet for you. But, there is good news. The asparagus season has lasted very long. You can still find an abundance of fresh asparagus ready for your enjoyment. Here’s a different way…

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Banana Nut Bread from Secrets of a Jewish Baker

  There are thousands of recipes for banana bread. This one, from Secrets of Jewish Baker, reflects the tuning and refining of a master baker. With thousands of customer to please, George Greenstein’s recipe here had to acquire a distinctive style while not become “too” different. Both brown and granulated sugar are used. Cake flour,…

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Veal and Gruyere Meatballs in Tomato Sauce from Lidgate’s

In the heat of summer, why do we eat hot food? There is that theory that a hot salsa makes you sweat which lets water evaporate off your forehead which cools you. I’m not sure about that. Thing is, even in the summer there are some hot, temperature wise, food we love. Steak, sizzling off…

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