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Chili-Rubbed Brisket Tacos from Quick Slow Cooking by Kim Laidlaw

Kim Laidlaw’s Quick Slow Cooking is devoted to letting you make the most of your slow cooker. In the process, she lets you have some real-world cooking experiences. We think of tacos as the ultimate fast food: some ground meat, a package of “flavorings,” some quick time on the stovetop and you are done. You…

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Tacos Matamoros in Brooklyn

I live in Tribeca, now famous and trendy. I moved here 26 years ago when it was gritty and isolated. I could walk out at 10PM and be the only person on the street. Life does change and my neighborhood most definitely has. If you wander out at 2AM the streets here are still peopled…

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Chicken Liver Tacos

“I’m not sure about this,” I said. “About what?” Suzen asked “Well, Passover is coming and I found this chicken live recipe and …” “Oh, good. Let me see.” I showed it to her. She put it down and looked at me. Her face was a torrent: perplexed, puzzled and still curious. “Okay,” Suzen said…

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Duck Carnitas Tacos

  Suzen and I have a roadside diner that is, well, upscale. Very upscale. The best thing on the menu is duck carnitas tacos. I’ve searched for a recipe for us to make at home, and we’ll be testing this weekend. Tacos can be so much more than ground meat. Yes, that lovely picture of…

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