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Broccoli with Feta and Angel Hair Pasta

Makes 4 Servings Hands-On Time: 10 Minutes Total Preparation Time: 20 Minutes 1 bunch broccoli (about 1 1/2 pounds) 12 oz angel hair pasta 2 c Homemade Vegetable or Chicken Stock or canned broth 1/2 to 1 t crushed red pepper flakes 6 oz feta cheese Kosher salt Bring a…

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Yunnan Tea Eggs

Makes: 6 to 8 eggs 6 cups water 3 pieces star anise 3 bay leaves 3 garlic cloves 1 cinnamon stalk 1 cup regular soy sauce 2 tablespoon dark soy sauce ½ tablespoon citron peppercorn 1 ½ teaspoons five spice powder ¼ cup Yunnan Mountain Black tea 3 pieces dried…

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Smoked Tofu Topped with Wakame Salad

1 package extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons Lapsang souchong black tea 1 cup water 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon uncooked rice Wakame salad, shredded nori, kimchee and black sesame seeds for garnish Slice tofu into quarter thick slices. Rinse 1 tablespoon of the tea. Bring the water…

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Chianti Tortelli

(Recipe courtesy of Allesio Bagnoli based on the family recipes of Veronica d’Entreves) Makes: 6 to 8 Servings Hands on time: 45 minutes Total preparation time: 3 ½ hours For the pasta dough: 3 ½ cups semolina flour 3 large eggs 2 to 2 ½ cups of Chianti Wine For…

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Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce

When spaghetti squash is cooked, the scooped-out flesh emerges in thin strings, like transparent strands of spaghetti.  Its texture is crisp, its taste is mild, and it can indeed replace actual spaghetti in the recipe of your choice.  This is especially good news if you’re searching for an alternative to…

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Korean BBQ Tacos

Serves 4 Gochujang Roasted Tofu Filling 2 T. gochujang (Korean chili paste) 3 T. sesame oil 2 T. maple syrup 1 lb. extra firm tofu Preheat Oven to 400 degrees. Line a pan with parchment paper and lightly oil it’s surface. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the gochujang,…

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Giant Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms are a giant version of a recipe my Mom used to make as a side dish. She would use plain old cultivated mushrooms which were considered very elegant at the time and stuff them simply with chopped mushrooms, onions and breadcrumbs. I started with three of my…

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Rustic Potato and Greens Pie

Servings: 6 I made one of my favorite savory pies with greens and fingerling potatoes from Chefs Garden. When I was working in Gourmet’s test kitchen in the mid-Eighties and we styled a dish to be photographed that didn’t look perfect, we’d turn a negative into a positive by calling…

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Asian Grain Bowl

4 Servings Hands-On Time: 45 minutes Total Preparation Time: 80 minutes Servings: 4  For the miso sesame sauce: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar 2 tablespoons white or red miso 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 ½ tablespoons well stirred tahini 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon of…

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