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Succotash 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. Take this one: succotash. It’s dish created by the Narragansett Indians. A combination of corn and Lima or other…

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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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Stuffing Boosted with Corn and Roasted Jalapenos

It’s Christmas. And you are reading this post! Oh, dear. You may be in search of a last minute dish for you holiday table. Here’s an easy one for you. You had stuffing for Thanksgiving most likely. You don’t want that same stuffing, do you? No, it’s okay to say it gets boring. So, here’s…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Butternut Squash, Corn and Bread Bake with Cheese and Chives from Fireside Feasts

Suzen and I are always on the lookout for new side dishes for Thanksgiving and other fall feasts. We want dishes that the right “autumnal” notes. Here late fall corn and wonderful in-season butternut squash are combined into a dish that just might rival traditional stuffing. This is not quite a bread pudding, for it…

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