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Caleb’s Margarita

My friend Caleb hails from San Antonio, Texas, and as such he lightly salts his speech with “y’alls” and knows his way around that city’s storied breakfast tacos. Caleb’s a man of varied talents and quirks, many of them nurtured … Continue reading

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Greyhounds

There are two kinds of grey, wintry, rainy days: the ones you embrace (cozy socks, roaring fire, Downton Abbey marathon, big bowl of soup) and the ones you don’t. This recipe is for those days, when you’d rather put on … Continue reading

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Clementine Muffins

Clementines are a type of mandarin orange, a botanical cousin (or sibling, maybe? Biology 101, anyone?) to both the satusma (Japanese mandarins) and tangerines (Mediterranean mandarins, named for the Moroccan city of Tangier). The modern orange, with a tangled family … Continue reading

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Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s No. 1, a gin-based British liqueur infused with citrus and spices, was the 19th-century creation of oyster house proprietor James Pimm, who served it in tankards as a health tonic. In the intervening years, Mr. Pimm’s “fruit cups” were … Continue reading

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Spiced Cranberry Sauce

In my family, we have an unwavering Thanksgiving menu, with very little to no variation from one year to the next. We are Thanksgiving purists, strict literalists of the Turkey Day canon: turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes. We never bow … Continue reading

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Orange Polenta Cake

It’s been about four months or so since I last baked this cake, and I found myself craving it again last night, rattling around in the pantry to see if we had any marmalade. (This cake will not be ignored, … Continue reading

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