Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to Make Crepes (It’s Actually Pretty Easy)

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When Robin and I were writing The Lazy Gourmet, we put every potential recipe through a rigorous screening and testing process to confirm three crucial criteria: deliciousness, impressiveness, and easiness. We ultimately decided, after much delightful crepe production and consumption, that … Continue reading

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Spicy Calamari with Beans, Chard, and Spanish Chorizo

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This is a dish that could very likely get me kicked out of the Lazy Gourmet club. The truth is, it was a pain in the you-know-what to make, but as I’ll explain (don’t worry, Jules!), I could have made … Continue reading

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The Science of Cheese: Cool Video From KQED’s Excellent QUEST Series

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Do you love cheese as much as Robin and I do? To help you scale your reply accurately, I will tell you that we love cheese very, very, VERY much. We also both like interesting sciencey stuff. So I was … Continue reading

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The Lazy Gourmet: Around the Web and Around the World

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Wowsers. It’s been a whirlwind in Lazy Gourmet Land since The Lazy Gourmet: Magnificent Meals Made Easy was released on May 1. First, our virtual tour of the interwebs took us to food blogs near and far, including Words to … Continue reading

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Beet Salad with Blue Cheese, Crisp Candied Orange Zest, and Champagne Vinaigrette

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On my recent trip to Connecticut, I got really lucky at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort and Casino. No, I didn’t hit it big at the craps table, but I did have the good fortune of dining at Tom … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Recipe from The Naughty Gourmet Traffic School

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A few years ago I got a traffic ticket for running a stop sign. First, I want you to know, I never intentionally run stop signs. I don’t even roll through them. Being a frequent pedestrian, occasional runner, and generally … Continue reading

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Last Stop on Our Virtual Book Tour! Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen

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Our travels come to a close today, with the very last stop on our virtual book tour. We’ve visited some of cyberspace’s hottest foodie destinations, and are grateful to all of our e-hosts for giving us such a warm welcome and … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour, Almost Home! Today: Food Blogga

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[5-17-11 update: A Blogger glitch ate Susan's review of The Lazy Gourmet, as well as her giveaway post. Don't worry, though! You can still enter to win a copy here!] Today, on our penultimate virtual book tour stop, we visit Susan Russo’s Food … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour Continues! Today’s Stop: Mr. Food

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Today our virtual book tour brings us to the abundant, appropriately named world of Mr. Food. With more than 30 years of foodie experience, Mr. Food, whose television spots are featured on local TV newscasts daily across the country, has helped pave … Continue reading

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Today On Our Virtual Book Tour: Living the Gourmet

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Wow, we’ve already reached stop number three on our virtual book tour. We’ve met lots of hungry, lazy people in our travels so far, introducing them to the wonders of Lazy Gourmet cooking along the way. Today we visit Catherine, of Living … Continue reading

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