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Basil Pesto

If you’ve never tried making pesto from scratch, kindly allow me to cast my vote for Totally and Absolutely Worth It.  Pesto’s always pretty delicious, but the homemade stuff tastes more alive somehow: sunnier, more herbal, more green. More like … Continue reading

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Cornish Game Hens with Cornbread Stuffing

Cornish game hens aren’t actually wild game at all (they’ve been domesticated for hundreds of years) but plump, young chickens (not even female, necessarily) who take their name from a cross-breed popularized in the 1950s. The diminutive birds are mostly … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Dressing

I had planned to make a Spanish side dish for today, a punchy little Catalan number of roasted vegetables inspired by my recent trip to Barcelona. I did make it, actually. Barely serviceable, and certainly not the fireworks-level excitement I … Continue reading

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