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Kale and Eggs with Griddled Tomatoes from Paleo: Monday to Friday by Daniel Green

In the new book Paleo: Monday to Friday, author Daniel Green is very persuasive about the benefits of a paleo diet. And, as the title suggests, he is not a 7-day a week advocate. Use this book during the week and happily sin culinarily over the weekend. The book has familiar recipes, to be sure,…

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Pepper Steak from Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate

Recently I did a TBT cookbook review of Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate. Published in 1992, the book is filled with classic recipes. Some, I think, so classic you may not have ever had them. Here’s a recipe, Pepper Steak, that once was very popular but seems to have slipped away from our tables.…

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Cucumber and Tomatillo Gazpacho from Corinne Trang at Cooking by the Book

  Last week I posted a recipe for Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Gazpacho. It’s sublime particularly as the flavor mellow and blend. The color is a soft watermelon red. This week the gazpacho is quite different. Red is gone. Tomatoes are gone from the soup itself, but do appear in a garnish — though you…

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TBT Recipe: Grilled Corn and Poblano Guacamole from Rick Bayless

If I say Chicago, what food snaps into your mind. Pizza? Dogs? Cabbage rendered in a thousand different ways? That’s a dangerous topic to ask a person from New York, the home of true pizza and the world’s best hot dogs. And, and, which city has won more World Series? Back to food. Chicago? I…

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