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Spiced Cocktail Nuts

This, friends, was a totally last-minute recipe. As of 8:30 this morning, I’d completely forgotten to test a single recipe (let alone write anything) for this week’s post (we’ve been having leftover soup and roast chicken and takeout from the … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzels

Yes, real soft pretzels. Pillowy-soft on the inside, and a golden, chewy, salty exterior. Better than the NYC twists of my childhood memory, better than the ballpark, far better than you’d expect to actually pull off at home. I made … Continue reading

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Gougères

Happy New Year, all! I’m not sure if any of you folks noticed, but my customary Saturday post fell gently by the wayside yesterday. (I say gently in that it was cushioned by several geological layers of confetti and crumpled … Continue reading

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Tuscan Kale Chips

Full disclosure: I am crazy for kale. And chard, and spinach and collards and turnip greens and rapini. If it’s green and leafy and bitter, I probably like to eat it. Probably a lot. Probably braised in chicken stock or … Continue reading

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Southern Cheese Straws

One of my earliest childhood memories involves heavily processed, cheese-flavored crackers. In my recollection, I was sitting in the flower bed outside our 70’s ranch-style house in the Dallas suburbs. (Why I chose to sit on top of the pansies … Continue reading

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