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Review: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

I’d like to think that Deb Perelman and I are a lot alike but all I can come up with to support that is that we’re both happy in the kitchen.  But it’s enough, I think, to claim a connection. … Continue reading

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Wild Rice Gratin with Kale, Caramelized Onions, and Baby Swiss

Another incredibly good, deeply satisfying vegetarian main dish from Deb. You could absolutely use regular rice, brown rice, bulgur, quinoa, whatever you have five cooked cups of on hand but I really like the wild rice part of this. I … Continue reading

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Heart-Stuffed Shells with Lemon Ricotta Bechamel

Sometimes I can’t believe how sexy my food looks. Damn, I’m good. And so were these. You know what they kind of tasted like? That artichoke-mayonnaise dip that everybody made for every party from 1997 through late 2000, remember that … Continue reading

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Pancetta, White Bean, and Swiss Chard Pot Pies

This is going to sound disingenuous given the picture above but I am not the kind of woman who puts hearts on things. Smiley faces, ok, yes, occasionally. Not hearts though. No judgments. But something about these cute little pot … Continue reading

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