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Do you ever linger at the stove after the vegetables have been roasted, oven door ajar and fingers splayed to enjoy that last blast of heat? It’s been so cold lately that I have found myself huddling over the pan while making eggs in the morning, rewarming a cup of tea ten times throughout the […]

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Is it still risotto if you make it with brown rice? After having read something somewhere about blood sugar spiking after eating white rice, I decided that I would experiment with making a risotto employing brown, red, black, wild or any other kind of non-white rice. Mark Bittman gives the official okay to this practice […]

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Last summer, I spent a few days camping with my friend Mikel and a crazy Frenchman he picked up in Austin named Dimitri. The crazy Frenchman prepared impressive meals for us nightly on a propane Coleman stove, taking frequent breaks to smoke cigarettes and drink cans of Budweiser. One night he made an interesting melange […]

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