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Caramelized Rajas

Rajas translates as “strips” and you can see just that in the picture: a maze-like tangle of onion and poblano strips cooked into an awesome flavor extravaganza. You can eat the rajas as a side dish, or put them into scrambled eggs, in salads, atop steak or chicken — see that chicken picture below! If you…

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Grilled or Oven-Roasted Santa Maria Tri-Tip

For multiple reasons, including price and healthy eating issues, beef consumption is down, which may be bad for ranchers but is probably good for the cows. Politics and culinary classifications aside, there is something marvelous about beef. The smell, the color, the resistance to your bite, the ability to readily mate with other foods, and…

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Red Onion Marmalade

Okay, you are going to object to the phrase “onion marmalade” because you make marmalade with oranges, which is why you technically say “orange marmalade.” I am happy to say that you are wrong. By centuries. The very, very first marmalade was made by the Romans cooking quinces with honey. The Romans knew how to…

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Cookbook Review: Absolutely Avocado by Gaby Dalkin

Gaby Dalkin is the blogger behind the popular and beautiful WhatsGabyCooking.com. Absolutely Avocado is her first departure from screen to print and extends her dashing portfolio. You can subtitle Absolutely Avocado as The Avocado Bible for here you will find history, recipes and insights. If you love avocadoes, then here is a companion that should…

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