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By Angela Denstad Stigeler If Ash Wednesday brings to mind modest soup suppers that warm body and soul, you might want to add this one to your repertoire. Even if you’re not in the habit of fasting or abstaining from meat, this red lentil soup is a tasty winter warmer with an impressive balance of...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Of all the ways to eat rice, none is so fun as the classic Sicilian street food known as arancini. Made from leftover risotto, and filled with leftover tomato sauce, they’re one of those foods that become much more than the sum of their parts. They take their name from t...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler If you’re in a dinner slump, it may at first be hard to see the connection of being at a loss of meal ideas and a restaurant-style Italian rice dish. But twice last week when people bemoaned needing something new I mentioned that I was making a risotto, and their eyes [....Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for a little indulgence, so go ahead and make a fool for yourself and your special someone. A simple sweet comprised of whipped cream and fruit puree, a fool (from the French foulé) is a natural companion for these dark, chocolately sco...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler As February’s frills start to appear, here’s a seductive little menu item to help put you in the mood for the month’s romantic meals. Sea scallops—those pearly white rounds of shellfish brought up from the deep—always lend a bit of mystery and delight. When you d...Read More
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