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College-friendly Pasta, Not Mac n’Cheese

Author in How to Cook: Recipes, Spice Blog

by Megan LaPlante While today’s undergraduates may face serious challenges—classes that resemble mild forms of torture, heavy homework...

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Roxanne’s Café, a Food Oasis

Author in Eat Whole Food, How to Cook: Recipes, ROCA, Spice Blog

Chef Roxanne Lapuyade has some cooking advice for you: “Feel free to bend and change the rules,” she encourages while explaining the...

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Super Simple and Sustainable

Author in Eat Sustainable Seafood, Foodie Events: Media Pass, How to Cook: Recipes, Meat and Fish, Spice Blog

“Super simple!” says Chef Mark Dommen as he plates the pan-seared Black Cod on a bed of peas & carrots with a curry mint...

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Lobster Tamales

Author in How to Cook: Recipes, Recipes, Spice Blog

Try this recipe for a fresh take on tamales, one of the most social meals to produce because many hands can help assemble the ingredients....

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The Best Ever Cornbread

Author in How to Cook: Recipes, Mangia Bene, Recipes, Spice Blog

Just forget about all those other cornbread recipes because this is the best cornbread you’ve ever tasted, courtesy of the talented...

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