Monthly Archives: July 2010

Basil Pomodoro

Bryan and I were visiting some friends in Philadelphia who live a few blocks from Little Italy. While they were at work, we had the strenuous job of entertaining ourselves, and we ended up at Ralph’s, “the oldest Italian restaurant … Continue reading

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Kubideh Kebabs

Kubideh Kebab (pronounced Koo-bih-deh Kah-bob) It may not look like much, but holy smokes, this is delicious. If you like the smokey taste of barbecue, you absolutely have to try these kebabs. This is the closest I’ve ever come to … Continue reading

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Shredded Chicken Tacos

I used to think shredded chicken was some magical food that some people could make happen, and that I was just not one of them. No matter how I tried, my baked, grilled, and sauteed chicken failed to shred. And … Continue reading

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Seven Cloves Ragù

One cold winter night, we had some ground beef that needed to be eaten hanging out in the refrigerator. I wanted something rich, so what better use than pasta? We had some fire roasted tomatoes, some herbs, and simmered with … Continue reading

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My Food Manifesto

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” -James Beard Good food should move you. It should make you pause and notice. It should remind you of old memories, and it should be with you to create new ones. Food … Continue reading

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