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Horseradish and Avocado Quenelles from Bitter by Jennifer McLagan

In her latest book Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, Jennifer McLagan entices us to put away our instinctive fear of the flavor bitter. Yes, instinctive. Many of the plants and berries that our earlier hunter-gatherer ancestors were foraging were things that would make us sick. Or dead. Through evolution, we just…

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Horseradish Cream from Curtis Stone and Beyond

In tomorrow’s post, you’ll find a recipe for Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone from Curtis Stone’s new book Good Food, Good Life. It was the Horseradish Mascarpone that hooked Suzen and me on making the recipe. Curtis always has these little side things, like the Horseradish Mascarpone, that enliven and broaden the base recipe. This…

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Creamy Horseradish Dipping Sauce with Fresh Chives from Great Party Dips

By one report I saw today, there will be over 30 million Super Bowl parties on Sunday. That’s going to be a lot of dip. Dip for chips, vegetables, even shrimp or crab. And for those more upscale “dipables” like seafood you’ll want an equally upscale dip. Something easy, yet something a tad different. Great…

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Chicken Wings with Maple Syrup!

Here’s another chicken wings recipe that is delicious but not hot. This one is sweet — thanks to maple syrup — yet with a tang thanks to some pepper, vinegar, and horseradish. The spices here are present in small amounts, enough to give a hint of fire, but without smoke or flames. Just some comforting…

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