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November: Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna (America’s Test Kitchen)

“There’s a million fine looking women in the world, dude. But they don’t all bring you lasagna at work.” – Silent Bob, Clerks I don’t have a love affair with cheese. I use it in cooking sometimes and I love … Continue reading

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October Bonus Recipe: Choco-Cherry Bliss Bombs (Cookies)

“If sad, eat cookie. If still sad, talk to doctor. Sounds serious.” – Cookie Monster Cookies are easy to make, versatile, portable and bite-sized. Plus, who doesn’t like cookies? This cookbook features tons of recipes that go “above and beyond” … Continue reading

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October: Cioppino (Sunset Cookbook Classics)

“In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Cioppiono is a familiar stew if you live on the Pacific Ocean, so I’ve definitely eaten my fair share. It’s a … Continue reading

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September: Barley Soup and Brussels Sprouts with Béchamel (Harry Potter Cookbook)

“Harry’s mouth fell open. The dishes in front of him were now piled with food. He had never seen so many things he liked to eat at one table.” – J.K. Rowling It’s 11 AM on the morning of September … Continue reading

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August: Chai-Spiced Yam Bruschetta with Crunchy Kale (Plum)

“A woman who can eat a real bruschetta is a woman you can love and who can love you.” – Nick Harkaway I first encountered Plum when I was volunteering at KEXP 90.3 FM: before the radio station’s new home … Continue reading

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May Bonus Recipe: Glazed Pineapple Cake

“Love is like a pineapple, sweet and undefinable.” – Piet Hein I love pineapple, I would put it in everything if I could. This delicious recipe is called a poke cake – “poke” meaning to jab, not “poke” like the … Continue reading

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March: Vegetarian Vindaloo (S.O.U.P.S.)

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard I’ve always enjoyed cooking, but lately I’m more likely to be adventurous in the kitchen. And because I have a ridiculous number of cookbooks that I like to flip … Continue reading

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