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Thai Chicken Satay

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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)

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

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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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