Savory Breakfast Farro with Leeks and Spinach

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Sometimes--rather incorrectly--I seem to think that my ideal breakfast involves carbs, on top of carbs, plus bacon, and a mimosa the size of my head.  See, it's all fun and games until someone pokes an eye out, as they say, and in the case of such a breakfast, it's ...

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Vegetable Enchiladas with Chipotle-Beer Sauce

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The thing is, enchiladas are not a lazy food. Let me correct that: great enchiladas are not a lazy food.  They're not quick, they're not exactly effortless, and everything in the general vicinity (including your face) gets splattered with sauce and ...

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Tinola (Filipino Chicken Soup)

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Chicken soup, the gold standard of comfort, the official food of being loved and cared for!* I'm sure you've heard that every culture has some approximation of comfort food in the form of chicken soup. Chicken noodle, pho, tom ka gai, the list goes on and on. *Seal of approval ...

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Guest Post: Dal Palak (Indian Lentils with Spinach)

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Guys!  I have something exciting today.  Namely, a guest post from one of my favorite new friends--Vijay, who is Editor and “Chief Nosher” at NoshOn.It, a daily email to inspire you to cook just a little bit better each and every day. They feature hand-picked recipes from ...

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Saag Aloo (Indian Spinach and Potato Curry)

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So, here's a weird thing that happened.  I've misplaced a bottle of hot sauce around here.  I know I had it last Sunday morning, because I doused my eggs in its spicy, spicy splendor, as I often do.  Since then, I just...  I don't know where it is.  How does one lose something ...

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