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Slamming Butternut Chilijack

August 13, 2008

All it does in Boston lately is rain every single day so this spicy and hearty recipe felt very fall and yet still appropriate when we made it. In his new cookbook, Food 2.0, the brilliant Charlie Ayers, former executive chef at Google, proclaimed that this dish was “slamming.” And oh how it lived up […]

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Popsicle Technical Difficulties

July 2, 2008

Contrary to popular belief not everything in my kitchen comes out camera ready. In fact, more often than I’d like to admit some dishes come out looking like this. A warning to you all: if the popsicle box instructions state that you should leave a half inch of room at the top of the mold […]

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When Recipes Attack

June 19, 2007

This evening I made a homemade macaroni and cheese. I layered everything together, popped it in the oven and returned a phone call to a friend. Suddenly I heard a loud crash and then a splash. Horrified, I opened the oven door and found a gooey shattered mess. My glass baking dish had exploded! I […]

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