Congee | Jok Plaw

A simple, silken rice porridge that’s certain to soothe and salve the soul–especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.

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  • 5 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18

Gung Bao Chicken

Er, what’s the deal between Gung Bao and Kung Pao chicken? One is a centuries old tradition. The other is an Americanized riff. Guess which one this is.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 16

Homemade Nutella

No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 145

Cincinnati Chili

Saucier and sassier than most, the chili you’ll find in Cincinnati comes plopped atop a pile of spaghetti and smothered with all sorts of goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 10

Breakfast Quinoa

A quietly, healthily, nuttily pleasing alternative to your same old oats. Go on. You know you want to try it. So get your quinoa on.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 20

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Game Day Chili

With apologies to the politically correct, the froufrou, girlie-girl semblance of this recipe is just a guise. Trust us. It’s an unadulterated, manly man’s chili.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 23

What I Learned in 2011

New Year’s Resolutions? Pish tosh. Why set yourself up to fail? David has a better way. One that kicks off the new by learning from the old.

Potato Ruffles

These shatteringly crisp, undeniably sophisticated potato ruffles–chips, if you will–have no ridges. Nor do they need them. They’re intoxicatingly, satiatingly lovely just as they are.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 8

Black Velvet Cocktail

There’s a reason this effervescent communion of stout and champagne has the word “velvet” in the title. It’s sooooo smooth and subtly sophisticated. Sip for yourself.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2

Beignets

Crisp, airy, and addictive, these iconic, anytime-of-day New Orleans pastries come buried beneath mounds of sweet, sweet confectioners’ sugar, never naked.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Jamaican Fried Dough | Festival

Slightly sweet and pleasantly dense, these Jamaican dumplings with the festive name are adept at mopping up all manner of savory sauces.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 27

Spiced Cider Doughnuts

These glazed cider doughnuts are certain to conjure memories–real or imagined–of crisp autumn mornings, roadside farmstands, and grease-stained paper bags full of similar piping hot beauties.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 10
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