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recipe: repas de mardi gras

Usually, I don’t eat much steak, but there are a couple circumstances that necessitate it (like a trip to Firenze, Italia or to Franklin St with my sister, etc.) and today is one of them. My traditional Mardi Gras meal … Continue reading

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recipe: caldo verde

Today was the first “real” snow we had this year. After so many days in the 60s lately, it was actually a little bit of a surprise to see those heavy, wet, white flakes falling from the sky and beginning … Continue reading

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recipe: Francesinha

Sometimes, you just have to go back to your roots. Well kind of. It’s not like I grew up around this meal in particular, but I had enough variants over the years that it seemed like a splendid idea to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Portu-American Charise-Saffron Rice

It’s probably true that most people cook that which they know best and derive recipes that originate from their youth which probably includes a lot of Americanized cultural references. For me, I grew up with intersperced elements of Iberian, specifically … Continue reading

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recipe: crowded soup

When I was younger I always heard stories about the infamous crowded soup my grandmother used to make. She would collect the leftovers from the week (which is difficult to believe there would be any, considering my uncles and grandfather) … Continue reading

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Recipe: Bourbon Lime Chicken over Rice

Nearly every year over the last decade I’ve cooked on New Year’s Eve. Sometimes it was a romantic dinner for two for the lady I was with, sometimes it was for a gathering of close friends, I’ve even cooked with … Continue reading

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