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Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Ramp Butter

As Hillary mentioned – ramp season is fleeting.  So I decided to preserve their goodness in what else, but butter.  Oh, and if you were wondering who first ramped up the ramp here’s a great Grub Street article on the subject… I originally … Continue reading

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Bacon Corn & Clam Chowder

OK so clam chowder might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you have a hankering for potatoes but it is one of the main ingredients so maybe you can grant me a little leeway here… Being … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Figs Stuffed with Blue Cheese

It’s a fact: bacon improves almost anything. From egg dishes to soups to cocktails, that salty smokiness works like a charm. So why not extend that list of bacon buddies to fruit? These bacon-wrapped figs stuffed with blue cheese are … Continue reading

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The Wedge

This week I re acclimated myself with two long lost loves. 1. Iceberg lettuce (pipe down health nuts, I know it basically has the nutritional value of a glass of water) and 2. Bacon.  I know what you’re thinking, “Amy … Continue reading

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Fried eggs over warm lentil salad

I was about 99% ready to make Ina Garten’s lentil vegetable soup after the string of dreary days we had last week — I went to hear Ina speak at the 92nd Street Y last summer and her response to … Continue reading

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Turnip and Kale Cous Cous

I, like Hil, am finding the road to moderation-ville a little bumpy.  It’s not that I have a problem eating healthful things, the problem is that they all taste so good paired with bacon… I swear I tried to overlook … Continue reading

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Mini quiche Lorraine

Vive la France! … and their delicious food. Why are mini food items always more delicious and appealing than their normal-sized counterparts? Maybe because we feel less guilty about eating 10 of them? Or because they are just so cute? … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Full disclosure, sometimes this girl on a budget’s idea of a cheap dinner is opening a bottle of wine and calling it a night.  But I’m supposed to be an adult now and drinking your dinner is neither classy nor … Continue reading

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Bourbon Bacon Brownies

I like bourbon for so many reasons.  It’s sweet.  It’s American.  It’s always been nicer to me than other liquors (ahem, tequila).  And wouldn’t you know, now I have a fourth reason – it plays well with others – namely, … Continue reading

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“Triple B” Brussels Sprouts

I speak for Amy as well when I say we had a bit too much fun on Cinco (y seis… y siete) de Mayo… so naturally come Sunday afternoon bourbon seemed like a reeeaaally bad ingredient choice. Late Sunday afternoon I … Continue reading

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