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Chargrilled Sweet Pepper & Walnut Dip

  I posted this a couple of years ago. My deli is still there. Hummus display is even bigger, more flavors. Gee, chipotle hummus. I prefere this dip! My corner deli in Manhattan is run by Koreans, what else? The refrigerator case is overflowing with hummus, in all its glorious variations, what else? Our food continues…

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Tunisian Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce from 100 Ways with Eggs from Ryland Peters & Small

In 100 Ways with Eggs the editors at Ryland Peters & Small offer a very diverse set of egg ideas. There are classics here, omelets and scrambles. We tend not to bake our eggs for breakfast but in other parts of the world, they do. Here is a North African dish that will make your…

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Sautéed Peppers with Capers from Alice Waters

Alice Waters is justly famed and famous. We think of her restaurants, her exceptional force in forging the “fresh and local” movement. Her heritage of generations of chefs that have trained and learned at Chez Panisse and then prospered across the nation. Yet, in the end her lasting gift to us is her cookbooks and…

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Pepper Steak 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. Here’s a recipe, Pepper Steak, that once was very popular but seems to have slipped away from our tables.…

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