Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cover Cooking Challenge Week 6: Food and Wine’s Simplest Chicken-and-Leek Stew

Apologies for the long gap in posting. I was lucky enough to be cruising Alaska with Celebrity Cruises, seeing whales, hiking glaciers, and eating and drinking myself silly. (Seriously, do you have any idea how much they feed you on … Continue reading

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Super Easy Dinners: Ground Beef Stroganoff

Sometimes a girl just needs some comfort food. To me, that means warm, gooey, and earthy—exactly what a good beef stroganoff is. A real beef stroganoff takes a bit of time and money though. You are supposed to use a … Continue reading

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Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 5: Bon Appetit’s Cleansing Ginger-Chicken Soup

If you live in Astoria, there’s a good chance you know about Yajai Thai‘s vegetable ginger soup. If you don’t, I’m about to change your world. This slightly sweet, slightly spicy, clear broth is swimming with lots of crunchy, fresh … Continue reading

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The Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 4: Food and Wine’s Mole-Spiced Roasted Turkey

I love turkey, but unless it’s Thanksgiving, I usually don’t have the patience to cook it except in ground form. However, the other day, I really wanted to use a protein I don’t normally cook with, just to mix up … Continue reading

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