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Boloco Summer “Burrito” Knock-Off

June 6, 2008

My friend Melissa and I have a long running complaint about the state of walkable lunch spots near our office. While the hands down favorite is definitely Brown Sugar Cafe, a girl cannot survive on Masaman Curry alone (as much as we might like to). So for the most part I bring my lunch and […]

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Fried Rice with Scallions, Edamame and Tofu

September 19, 2007

For the most part I try to bring my lunch from home, but on Friday’s I like to go out and leave the office far far behind. After all, a girl can only handle so many Amy’s Frozen Dinners and Lean Cuisines in a week. I tend to take the T to The Pru and […]

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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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Cooks Illustrated Chicken Tikka Masala

August 14, 2007

Last weekend, Chris and I had lunch with our friend Anna at a restaurant called Bukhara in Jamaica Plain. It was insanely delicious and not only did I eat my own food, but I also liberally sampled everyone elses’ selections as well. You’ve been warned, don’t let me loose on a plate of fresh naan. […]

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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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Rachael Ray’s Fruited Chicken Curry

October 28, 2006

I was actually nervous about making Fruited Chicken Curry even though it is a Rachael Ray recipe and that practically assures you of a foolproof meal. I suppose you can chalk it up to old kitchen fears rearing their ugly head, stemming perhaps from the days when I used to refuse to cook with meat […]

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