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Chipotle Cream with the Recipes from Virgil’s Barbecue Road Trip

  These moments occur in every marriage. “We have to talk,” I began. Suzen paused, looked in my face, and realized I was serious. “What?” was her reply. “Something is not as good as we thought,” I began. Brilliant way to start this off. She clenched her hands. “It’s okay,” I tried to reassure her.…

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Whipped Cream Sauce from Flo Braker

  Yesterday I compared the spectrum of quick summer fruit desserts you can assemble: cobblers, crumbles, betties, grunts, slumps, … And I suggested that you can pair any of them with vanilla ice cream. Flo Braker has another idea: whipped cream sauce. Have you ever eaten just whipped cream? Just the cream. No vanilla, no…

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Creamed Rojas from Fresh Mexico

Creamed chilies are an almost daily staple on many Mexican tables. This recipe features milder poblanos, but you can go down the route of fire if you wish to. I actually think of this as a creamed corn dish with a touch of heat. How do you use this? Suzen and I eat it as…

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Boston Lettuce Salad with Cream Dressing from Jacques Pepin

If you mention the name “Jacques Pepin” to someone at random, you stand a pretty good chance hearing, “That’s somebody I’ve heard of, although …” Foodies, of course, can pinpoint this name of one of the world’s top chefs. But non-foodies galore will look at you and struggle to answer. They have heard the name,…

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