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Thai Crabcakes with Chili Dipping Sauce from Fingerfood

  Yesterday I did a cookbook review of Fingerfood by Elsa Petersen-Schepelern. I mentioned three recipes that seem ideally posed for a Super Bowl Feast. This is one of them: different, bright and bursting with flavor. How can a crabcake be different? Well, this has fish sauce and beans and noodles. Yeah, it is that…

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TBT Recipe: Roasted Poblano and Crab Hush Puppies

  Here's a recipe from three years ago that I loved, one whose flavor I summon up in a flash. For Super Bowl, these can be a lively centerpiece to your Sunday feast. “What are you making?” Suzen asked me. I was upstate. She was in the city. It was dinner time, I was on…

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Green Gazpacho Shots from The Goodness of Avocado

  If you ask people how an avocado tastes, the first word that often appears is “smooth.” “Velvet” and “buttery” come close behind. It’s the only food I can think of where “taste” becomes “texture.” I’m a gazpacho addict, and you can find many gazpacho recipes on this site. It used to be my summer…

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Crab and Mango Salsa from The Goodness of Avocado

  I like crab. And I like tropical fruit. And I like salsa. So, this is just my recipe. Here’s a savory salsa that can make a Tostito spin in your mouth. I know, people say crab is sweet. That mango is sweet. Look, sugar is sweet. Crab and mango taste like crab and mango. But,…

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