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Black Garlic Sauce with Spicy Beef and Tofu Stir-Fry

March 7, 2013
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Recently, I got my hands on some black garlic.  Isn’t it beautiful? I’d seen it listed in Asian recipes before, but never had the pleasure of meeting it face to…er…bulb.  When I first picked it up, I thought something was wrong.  Have you ever had garlic that’s gone bad, and it’s all soft and mushy?  […]

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Pasta Puttanesca and The Dean & DeLuca Cookbook

October 15, 2012
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When I recently saw The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook in the window of a local used bookstore, I just had to have it. You see, it’s one of those cookbooks I’ve always loved but never actually owned. Jesse was kind enough to donate some store credit to the cause, and within minutes I finally owned […]

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Balsamic Pork Chops with Cherry Sherry Sauce

January 31, 2012
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Some people get very excited about all things pork.  I’m not one of them.  Give me a juicy, tender pork chop, though, and I’m one happy girl! I love to marinate them in balsamic vinegar, as the sweet, rich flavor really enhances the meat, but sometimes I like the up the decadence factor another notch.  […]

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