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Chinese Five-Spice Peanuts: The Irresistible Snack

Ever since Robin and I developed our Five-Spice Roast Pork dish for The Lazy Gourmet (p.126) I’ve been a little bit obsessed with Chinese five-spice powder, an intriguing and hard-to-describe spice blend made of (most commonly) cinnamon, cloves, star anise, … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad with Lime Dressing

If you’re familiar with San Francisco weather, you know how rare a warm summer night is here. Or a warm summer day, for that matter. Naturally, the family dinner that I cooked a few weeks ago—featuring four dishes that all … Continue reading

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