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Coq au Riesling

Julia Child may have made Coq au Vin famous, but it’s not my favorite way to braise chicken. Not anymore at least. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got nothing against Coq au Vin. I’ve made it a handful of…

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Homemade Pizza Dough

I’d like to think of myself as somewhat of a pizza connoisseur. Then again my feelings for pizza are very similar to my feelings about sex: even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. Right? I’m really pushing Dylan…

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Momofuku Bo Ssam at Home

Being one that never lets a three day weekend go to waste, I spent Martin Luther King Jr’s  birthday in my kitchen making Bo Ssam and all of its components from scratch. This dish is fairly straight forward, with…

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Braised Beef Short Ribs

A perfectly prepared short rib can be a revelation. My first encounter with the almighty bone-in cut was in culinary school, where one of my classmates channeled her roots and made her family’s Kalbi Jin recipe. And then she…

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Carbonnade (Flemish Beef & Beer Stew)

There are few things in life more satisfying than a bowl of stew, and this stew is a favorite in our home. Braised foods are what I longed for when I resided in a colder climate. I first made…

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Quick Salmon Stir-Fry

It’s about that time again ladies and gentlemen. It’s Monday –  which means I had a craving for something from the sea. Tonight I decided to make things easy on myself and made this Salmon Stir-fry. This quick fix…