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Comfort Food In Uncomfortable Times

It seems as though comfort food season will never end. Between storms, unending rain, and a steady stream of flus and colds, I’ve run through every comfort food dish on every handwritten index card in my precious, circa 1962, wooden recipe box ...

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Enjoying a cocktail is a sensuous experience. Not “Nigella Lawson eating ice cream” sensuous, I mean that we enjoy cocktails with our senses—the feel of the glass, the presentation of the drink, the sound of the shaker and most importantly—the taste. Read more

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Fish sauce used to scare me. Like so many of us that grew up in the landlocked South, I was unconsciously taught that “fishy smell = bad.” Everything that swims had to be either breaded and deep fried or immersed in tartar sauce until every hint ... Read more

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Chicken and rice. It seems so simple, almost too simple to be mentioned in the same breath as complex, in-your-face Thai dishes such as face-meltingly spicy papaya salad or rich, aromatic green curry. But when I first came to Thailand, kâao man ... Read more

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Home cooking has changed a lot over the past decade. Men are cooking at home more, women are cooking at home less, and people who used to struggle with Hamburger Helper are now gramming photos of homemade lamb tail fritters with artisan fern ... Read more

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Guilty pleasures. We all have them. Who among us hasn’t snuck away for a secret parking lot rendezvous with a box of gas station chicken livers or huddled around a dimly-lit computer screen to binge-watch 90 Day Fiancé? Read more

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Geese can be scary animals. I say that, not because my crotch has been repeatedly violated by these maniacal feathered psychopaths; nor because they still give Captain “Sully” Sullenberger recurring night terrors; the fear of geese I encounter ... Read more

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