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The Science of Mashed Potatoes: Why Robuchon’s Recipe Works [Don’t Skimp on the Butter!]

You know that you cannot have Christmas dinner without mashed potatoes. You could to it, but it would be wrong. Yeah, you can do scalloped and cheesed and God-knows-what but you have to have them mashed. There’s a consensus that the best recipe comes from Joel Robuchon. I’ve blogged those here before but I found…

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Glazed Carrots by Joel Robuchon

This carrot dish is just the sort of “side” dish you want in your portfolio. The “main” course in your meal of course gets the main attention in your cooking preparation. But main dishes rarely stand on their own. They need support. Your house or apartment should not have “weak” sides and neither should your…

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