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Smoked Chipotle Baked Beans

Slow food versus fast food. Slow food versus very slow food. Long cooking times can enable flavors and textures that simply are not possible with a microwave, a deep fryer or a simple broiler. Here’s a perfect example. You start with cooked white beans, adorn them with a parade of additional flavors and let the…

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Duck Breast Tostadas with Chipotle-Fig Sauce

One rule of life is that there are exceptions to every rule. One of my rules is that to make great food takes time. The leading restaurants of Paris have staff working 7 X 24 to embrace your palette with those velvety sauces. How can great ever be quick? This recipe is the exception, a remarkable one.…

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Honey and Chipotle Glazed Sweet Potato Spears with Lime

Did you ever wonder what happens most in your lifetime? With you? This question just popped into my head and I think I have the answer. How about three billion things? That’s how many times your heart will beat in eighty years at 70 beats a minutes. Three billion. Nothing can compare to that. The…

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