Monthly Archives: March 2011

“How to Cook Without a Book” (Plus a recipe for Chicken with Sauternes, Fig, and Pistachio Pan Sauce)

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Your Two Lazy authors have traveled very different routes to their love of food and cooking. I won’t go into great detail here, since you can find our stories on our About page and in our first post, but the … Continue reading

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A Lazy Gourmet Bridal Shower (And an easy recipe for Tiny Roasted Potatoes with Cilantro-Parsley Dipping Sauce)

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My good friend Rosie is getting married, and coincidentally, the big date is the very same as the pub date for The Lazy Gourmet. Last weekend I (in cahoots with Rosie’s lovely cousin Grace) had the honor of throwing her … Continue reading

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Pickled Cauliflower, Carrots, and Red Bell Pepper

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A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a beer-pairing dinner party at the home of my friend Jonathan. According to the intriguing invitation, each incredible-sounding course would be accompanied by an unusual and exotic beer, to be brought … Continue reading

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Oh, Mama, That’s Umami! (Plus an easy recipe for Crispy Umami Chicken with Potatoes)

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First, let me assure you that I am not one to advocate opening a tube (or a box or a can for that matter) and calling it dinner, but this dang umami in a tube has been taunting me for … Continue reading

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“Better than Bouillon” is an Accurate Product Name (plus: Turnip Soup with Rice & Greens)

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I love soup. I love its great variety, its generally healthy ingredients (the occasional heavy cream excepted), and how beautifully it holds up in the freezer. I love how calm I feel when I cook a huge pot of soup … Continue reading

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