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The Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 3: Tyler Florence’s Ultimate Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is a perfect food: rich filet, earthy mushrooms, and crispy, buttery puff pastry. I really couldn’t ask for anything more in life. However, actually making a Beef Wellington is torturous. I know at the end I’ll be happy, but, … Continue reading

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Couple’s Cooking: Roasted Leek, Mushroom, and Fresh Pea Risotto

I love spring. Food-wise, it’s my favorite season for produce. I’m a huge fan of peas, leeks, asparagus, arugula, greens, and radishes. So, when I saw a beautiful bunch of leeks at the farm stand this weekend, I couldn’t resist, … Continue reading

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The Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 2: Bon Appétit’s Short Rib Pot Pie

Walking by the newsstand yesterday morning, I couldn’t help but stop and stare at the gorgeous pot pie on the cover of Bon Appétit. From the flaky, salted crust to the glistening pearl onions, it looked simply delectable. The problem? The … Continue reading

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The Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 1: Food & Wine’s Cider-Brined Pork Tenderloins

Brining a particularly hard technique to do in a tiny kitchen. When meat brines, it sits for a period of time (often at least 24 hours) in a cool space (so a fridge) before it is cooked. This creates a few … Continue reading

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