This Is The Dawning of The Age of -ish
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This Is The Dawning Of The Age of -ish

I turned 55 last August and decided a number is only that. A number is a line on a dial, a grasp at definition, a point from which all relativity must flow. For some, it may be an attempt to characterize one’s personality. For…

December 1, 2017
Arugula and Asian Pear Stuffed Pork Chops
Main Dishes Method Pork Recipes

Arugula and Asian Pear Stuffed Pork Chops

Thick cut pork chops are perfect for stuffing with just about any ingredients you can dream up. Pork, as “the other white meat,” tends toward a dryness once cooked that stuffing can fix. Here, spicy arugula and asian pears team up to add juiciness…

December 1, 2017
The Face of Homelessness Isn't What You Think
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The Face of Homelessness Is Not What You Think

Chris Llamas will turn 27 next May. He might bake a birthday cake and whip up a batch of meatloaf, his favorite food. He learned how to cook from his Grandma, using her handwritten recipes. He hasn’t been able to cook for years, but…

November 3, 2017
Classic Chicken and Dumplings
Main Dishes Poultry Recipes Soups and Stews

Classic Chicken and Dumplings

It’s not often that I happen upon a recipe I dream about, one so very nearly perfect that no tweaks are needed. But Bon Appétit’s recipe for Best Chicken and Dumplings fits that description. Although it calls for “schmaltz”, a slow rendering of chicken…

November 3, 2017