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Cooks Illustrated Arroz con Pollo

September 12, 2007

I was actually inspired to make Arroz con Pollo after watching an Ingrid Hoffman episode where she sashayed her way through the traditional Latin dish in record time. Instead of using her recipe, which unfortunately had a few less than stellar reviews as well as ingredients that seemed a little out of place to me, […]

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I Want a Carribean Blue Le Creuset

April 6, 2007

Sometimes checking email in the morning just sends me into a complete fit of envy. For instance today I received the most beautiful and tempting ad from Sur La Table introducing the full line of Carribean Blue Le Creuset. Of course it’s more gorgeous than words and I want the entire set. Obviously I can’t […]

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Asparagus Parsley Pesto Risotto Bake

March 21, 2007

Asparagus is my favorite vegetable so I jumped at the chance to try the Asparagus Parsley Pesto Risotto Bake featured in the April issue of Rachael Ray’s magazine. Admittedly, I was a little freaked out by the whole “risotto bake” part of the title. I wasn’t entirely sure if it was going to work, but […]

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I Want a Target Chefmate Dutch Oven

January 29, 2007

Oh happy day! I have been trying to hunt down the Target Chefmate Dutch Oven ever since I read about it in Cooks Illustrated after Christmas. I naively thought that I would be able to simply walk into Target, pick up this bright red pot and start cooking stews to my hearts content. I vividly […]

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