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Juicy Pork Cutlets with Warm Winter Coleslaw from Pork by Phil Vickery and Simon Boddy

This is a consummate winter meal: pork cutlets brined in sugar and salt, served with warm coleslaw composed of white and red cabbage and tossed with a dressing composed of walnut oil, olive oil, sherry vinegar and some sugar and spice. You can prepare this dish is just over half an hour, a perfect pathway for…

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Red Cabbage Salad with Almonds: The Upscale Alternative to Cole Slaw from James Peterson

    I have this thing about cole slaw. Most of it is really not very good, particularly the deli styles that seem to have been processed through a lawn mower. You disagree? Take a deeper smell. And, Suzen and I can never agree if we try to make it for ourselves. I like mine…

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A Meal for Mothers’ Day: Rice and Cabbage Minestra

Mothers’ Day approaches. Fathers and children are perplexed. You would love to cook a wonder for Mom, but, let’s face it, the kitchen is her domain. Her cooking skills are better than yours, much better. Now what? Time for a history lesson. Before there was a Rome, Central and Northern Italy had a wonderful civilization…

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Pork Fillet Mignon with Cabbage by Joel Robuchon

The word “great” is used too often. Not every good thing is great. And there can be real debate sometimes about whether a thing or a chef is great. When it comes to Chef Joel Robuchon, the only debate is over how great: greatest French chef of the last 20 years, 50 years, 100 years,…

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