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Dutch Oven Obsession–Recipe and Cookbook Giveaway!

Dutch Oven Obsession is the name of my latest cookbook, and it hits bookstore shelves next week (it’s available for preorder on Amazon now!). Here’s a sneak peek from the book, a recipe for Chicken Braised with Caramelized Onions and … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Satay

After spending a few weeks in the polar vortex, my family and I returned to the Bay Area in mid-January to discover that summer has come early this year. Really early. Dire drought emergency and looming water rationing aside, I … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken with Lemon Marmalade Glaze

Thanks to my many generous, green-thumbed, food-loving friends, my kitchen cupboards are crammed year-round with homemade jams: persimmon butter, blackberry and poppy flower preserves, grapefruit marmalade, quince jam, green tomato and chili chutney (made by the coauthor), and many more. … Continue reading

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Perfect Roast Chicken

So, I come from a food-obsessed family. My mother, a self-taught cook with a love of spicy foods, liked to experiment with exotic cuisines. Our normal home-cooked meals were things like meaty Brazilian feijoada, intricate Indian curries, and southwestern corn … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Liver Paté Recipe

“What am I, chopped liver?” Such a deft colloquialism, it is. The implication at first glance being that chopped liver is forgettable, not worthy of notice, insignificant. But good chopped liver is such a wonder of culinary genius, combining the … Continue reading

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Gochujang Chicken or Korean Chicken Bulgogi

I’m on a Korean food kick that started at, of all places, the hippie-dippy, clothing optional Sierra Hot Springs Resort in Sierraville, California (about thirty miles from the town of Truckee). I was there recently for a long weekend of … Continue reading

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

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

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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Impressive, Easy, and affordable: The Frugal Foodie’s Garlic Chicken Confit

I’m a sucker for duck confit. It’s one dish I simply cannot resist when I see it on a restaurant menu. I trace my passion for the sumptuous poultry back to a sublime dish at the retro-cool Bix Restaurant in … Continue reading

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