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Be a better human: miso-braised cod with soba salad

I love miso for it’s patience. It’s one of those ingredients that can sit in the back of the fridge and just wait until you remember it’s there. It is quiet and strong all at once and I always feel…

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diner style: all-purpose biscuits

So you’ve been successful at making poached eggs, right? Well, hell, why not try your hand at some buttery biscuits to slide right underneath that egg? First, I should preface this entire entry by stating right off the bat that…

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live long and prosper: chai-spiced oat bran

This new year has started off with a bang. I’ve got a lot on my plate….at least work-wise while the rest of my plate, or rather my cupboards are suffering from some good ol’ Mother Hubbard-ism. I just haven’t had…

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mid-week breakfast: cornmeal-ricotta waffles

Tip toeing around a chilly morning kitchen isn’t my idea of a good time. Weekday mornings are an in and out affair. I put the espresso pot on the stove and quickly stir up some oats and jump into the…

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a twist on morning oats: pan fried oatmeal

Cold mornings loves a hot breakfast and oatmeal is pretty much our mainstay for the winter months. I make it straight up but will often bake it (two different ways), or mix things up a bit with steel cut oats…

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one bowl of comfort please: spicy chicken and rice

After reading Ximena’s post about a comforting one-bowl chicken and rice dish, I wanted something similar. But instead of picking a meal with an eastern flare, I headed south…errr, well, actually, to September’s issue of Bon App├ętit and found this…

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smitten with apples: chai-spiced apple oatmeal bread

There is nothing like a tart, crisp apple. I love apples and autumn and all the comforts that come along with it: hot apple cider, apple pies and those rare days of crisp autumn weather. Thankfully, this past weekend was…

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pantry raid: vanilla almond granola

I’m definitely in holiday mode, not cooking mode. Truth be told, there’s not a lot of baking or cooking going on when there’s itineraries to think about, travel forums to peruse, and how to pack 35 days of clothing &…

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