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Chilled Sesame Soy Soba Salad

Chilled Sesame Soy Soba Salad

Scrumptious! All right. Enough with the alliteration. Let’s get down to business. This recipe was inspired by one of my favorite chefs, Mykl Wu. He alerted me to …

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Say “Hello!” to Ciao Biscotti

Say “Hello!” to Ciao Biscotti

See that gorgeous toasted coconut biscotti in the photo? Ask for “biscotti” in Italy, and you might not get one of those “fancy nut-filled, chocolate-drizzled …

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Better-than-the-Restaurant Cashew Chicken (or Tofu!)

Better-than-the-Restaurant Cashew Chicken (or Tofu!)

And it’s healthier, too! Tastier and healthier? Now that I have your attention… Homemade cashew chicken packs in vegetables like onions and sweet peppers with lean chicken …

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Quick Bites: Twisted Vines on Columbia Pike

Quick Bites: Twisted Vines on Columbia Pike

Thanks for stopping by for a quick bite, my friends. This is a new feature I’ll run occasionally with food photos and descriptions, and perhaps …

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Home Cooking with Marcus Samuelsson & His Spicy Shrimp Falafel

Home Cooking with Marcus Samuelsson & His Spicy Shrimp Falafel

Marcus Samuelsson‘s new cookbook is just fabulous. (And you could tell him so in person this week in Washington, D.C! But more on that in …

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Piece-of-Cake Salmon Cakes

Piece-of-Cake Salmon Cakes

“Mix a couple dozen ingredients…” “Prepare to batter and fry…” Those recipes – ubiquitous on the internets – for salmon cakes didn’t appeal to me. I …

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Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Everyone at your brunch table will “holla” for this dish. It’s like eating cake for breakfast, but healthier. I modified this Serious Eats Challah Bread Pudding to …

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Chocolo-Chocolate Chip Pavlova

Chocolo-Chocolate Chip Pavlova

Pavlova is something of a “leftovers” recipe. I never go out of my way to make pavlova or meringues. #sorrynotsorry I’m not going to apologize …

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Warm Nutty Vinaigrette

Warm Nutty Vinaigrette

A recent Washington’s Green Grocer delivery brought my first head of red cabbage. Ooh, red cabbage! Wait…red cabbage? What do I make with it? I found …

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Southwestern Chicken Green Chili

Southwestern Chicken Green Chili

Is it green chili or green chile? The name comes from New Mexican chile peppers, but it seems those peppers are actually Hatch chiles, which …

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