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12 October, 2008

Chicken Cacciatore with Risotto

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0 Cacciatore means “hunter’s style” in italian, and it’s typically a braising method for chicken (or rabbit) with tomatoes and other vegetables, including mushrooms, onions, and herbs. The chicken part of this meal was the simple part to the much more complicated risotto, but even that’s not so bad. I chose whole wheat short grain
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10 March, 2008

Bolognese

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0 Every few months, I’ve been making a big pot of bolognese sauce. It freezes really well, and I put it in little single serving containers that my wife takes to eat at work. It does take a very long while to cook — on the order of 6 or 7 hours, total, but it
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16 February, 2008

Spaghetti Carbonara

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0 Two recipes, very different techniques; similar but subtle flavor differences. I’ve had mixed results with the second version, but the vinegar adds an interesting tone. Quick & Dirty 1lb spaghetti 8 slices bacon, diced (8oz) 1T olive oil 3 eggs, beaten ¼c whole milk (or half-and-half) ¾c shredded Parmesan cheese salt & pepper to
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9 February, 2008

Baked Manicotti

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0 I’m trying a recipe for Baked Manicotti from America’s Test Kitchen. Instead of the premade manicotti tubes, they suggest using softened no-boil lasagna noodles. You soak them in hot water for 5 or 10 minutes to make them pliable, and it works really, really well. I managed to find some whole-wheat no-boil lasagna noodles,
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