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Oven-Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Oven-Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Recipe: Oven-Roasted Rosemary Potatoes Summary: This simple roasting approach doesn’t require stirring or flipping, just put the tray in the oven and cook until fork-tender. Ingredients 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or

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Kids’ Choice: The Importance of Burrito Night

I’m no Rick Bayless. And while I occasionally make the effort to cook authentic Mexican, our typical Mexican Burrito night is all about the kids (isn’t everything?). That is, it’s about letting them choose what goes into their “roll-up.” There

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Basic Chicken Burritos

Kids choosing burrito fillings

Recipe: Basic Chicken Burritos Summary: When each family member puts together their own dinner, there’s (almost) no complaining. We fill our table with options and let everyone go to town. Cutting (or pounding) the chicken breasts to a reduced thickness

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Meatball Food Fight: When Family Traditions Don’t Align

Spaghetti And Meatballs

The Traditional Meatball Food Fight   Sometimes conflict forces great new ideas. Here’s one such story in which, while I’ve always known spaghetti and meatballs to be my dad’s signature dish, I only recently learned why. My mom grew up

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Cooking Techniques & Kitchen Formulas: Pasta Toss with Asparagus and Chicken

Pasta Toss Picture

I had the privilege of speaking with Michael Ruhlman the other day, one of my heroes who also happens to be from my hometown. We talked about apps (his are Ratio and Bread Baking Basics) but also about food of

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