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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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Arugula Sauce with Horseradish

This post has a happy ending. I’m going through a cookbook, a new cookbook, looking for a great recipe. A healthy recipe. It’s not immediately easy: First sauce recipe, page 54, béchamel: butter and milk. Page 60, mornay sauce: butter and milk and now cream and cheese. Page 94, hollandaise sauce: lots of eggs and…

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Shrimp Tomatillo Cocktail

At Cooking by the Book in New York City, we do culinary outward bound events. Firms come to our kitchen and prepare a meal together, often with kitchen challenges. Their night’s menu has been set in advance, from a quarterly menu featuring fresh seasonal ideas. We are always amazed when so many firms pick the…

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