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chefdavid in Okemos, Michigan

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French Fries, Done Right. What makes a really great French fry? Golden and crispy outside, tender inside, with a flavor that comes only from deep-frying {recipe}

French Fries, Done Right. What makes a really great French fry? Golden and crispy outside, tender inside, with a flavor that comes only from deep-frying {recipe}

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Smoky Butternut Squash and Cacao Soup hits all the right notes for a satisfying autumn soup; spicy, smoky, savory – with a rich and mysterious hint of subtle sweetness.

Smoky Butternut Squash and Cacao Soup hits all the right notes for a satisfying autumn soup; spicy, smoky, savory – with a rich and mysterious hint of subtle sweetness.

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Fresh Cherry-Infused Vodka: The summery flavor of fresh cherries is transformed into a delightful beverage in this easy-to-make recipe for cherry-infused vodka

Fresh Cherry-Infused Vodka: The summery flavor of fresh cherries is transformed into a delightful beverage in this easy-to-make recipe for cherry-infused vodka

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Shishito Pepper Tempura - Bright green, finger-sized shishito peppers make great appetizers & snacks. Enjoy this delicious little pepper now while it

Shishito Pepper Tempura - Bright green, finger-sized shishito peppers make great appetizers & snacks. Enjoy this delicious little pepper now while it's in season {recipe}

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Hearty sausage & mushroom-filled bread makes entertaining easy, whether you’re packing a picnic or simply hanging out at home.

Hearty sausage & mushroom-filled bread makes entertaining easy, whether you’re packing a picnic or simply hanging out at home.

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Grilled Salmon with Rhubarb-Hibiscus Sauce - The tart flavor of rhubarb has made it a favorite in desserts, but it’s also a fantastic ingredient in tangy sauces that make a great accompaniment to savory dishes.

Grilled Salmon with Rhubarb-Hibiscus Sauce - The tart flavor of rhubarb has made it a favorite in desserts, but it’s also a fantastic ingredient in tangy sauces that make a great accompaniment to savory dishes.

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Truffle Honey Crème Brûlée - While this isn

Truffle Honey Crème Brûlée - While this isn't a dessert that you’ll want every day, it's ideal for special occasions, and is perfect for sharing with someone special.

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Pork Chile Colorado - Honor the spirit of Mexican cuisine by making this flavorful dish this Cinco de Mayo.  If there is such a thing as Mexican soul food, this is it. {recipe}

Pork Chile Colorado - Honor the spirit of Mexican cuisine by making this flavorful dish this Cinco de Mayo. If there is such a thing as Mexican soul food, this is it. {recipe}

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Deviled Eggs, Three Ways: Deviled eggs are as familiar to Americans as apple pie. But how did deviled eggs come about & where did they get their curious name?

Deviled Eggs, Three Ways: Deviled eggs are as familiar to Americans as apple pie. But how did deviled eggs come about & where did they get their curious name?

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Spicy Korean Gochujang Chicken Stew - Gochujang is a bold and spicy Korean condiment that adds a punch of flavor to hearty stews, soups and marinated meat dishes.

Spicy Korean Gochujang Chicken Stew - Gochujang is a bold and spicy Korean condiment that adds a punch of flavor to hearty stews, soups and marinated meat dishes.

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{recipe} Maple-Oat Scones combine some of the best features of both traditional British scones and non-traditional American-style scones. Sweet enough to enjoy without jam or preserves, they get a boost of flavor from pure maple syrup.

{recipe} Maple-Oat Scones combine some of the best features of both traditional British scones and non-traditional American-style scones. Sweet enough to enjoy without jam or preserves, they get a boost of flavor from pure maple ...

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Malfatti with Wild Mushroom and Truffle Cream Sauce - The Italian word malfatti literally means “badly made.” An interesting story lies behind the name of this cousin of the familiar gnocchi.

Malfatti with Wild Mushroom and Truffle Cream Sauce - The Italian word malfatti literally means “badly made.” An interesting story lies behind the name of this cousin of the familiar gnocchi.

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{recipe} Buddha

{recipe} Buddha's Hand & Meyer Lemon Marmalade - One of our favorite things to make with Buddha’s Hand is marmalade, tarted up with a little help from another sweet citrus, the Meyer Lemon.

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Brined Pork Chops with Maple-Vanilla Glaze: Vanilla might seem to be an odd ingredient to pair with pork, but when used correctly, it adds a subtle, but delicious note that perfectly complements the naturally sweet, rich flavor of the meat.

Brined Pork Chops with Maple-Vanilla Glaze: Vanilla might seem to be an odd ingredient to pair with pork, but when used correctly, it adds a subtle, but delicious note that perfectly complements the naturally sweet, rich flavor ...

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{recipe} Make your own homemade Vanilla Extract.  You may not have ever thought about making your own vanilla extract, but it’s incredibly easy to do.

{recipe} Make your own homemade Vanilla Extract. You may not have ever thought about making your own vanilla extract, but it’s incredibly easy to do.

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There is something marvelous about the famous "pine mushroom," the matsutake.  Their enticing, spicy aroma & flavor are absolutely unique.

There is something marvelous about the famous "pine mushroom," the matsutake. Their enticing, spicy aroma & flavor are absolutely unique.

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Hibiscus is best known as a plant with beautiful blossoms, but the dried flowers also brew a wonderfully delicious herbal tea - and so much more.

Hibiscus is best known as a plant with beautiful blossoms, but the dried flowers also brew a wonderfully delicious herbal tea - and so much more.

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Spring rolls are a classic in Southeast Asian cuisines. This light & lively version is not fried, but is wrapped in a thin sheet of rice paper.

Spring rolls are a classic in Southeast Asian cuisines. This light & lively version is not fried, but is wrapped in a thin sheet of rice paper.

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Smokin' Hot Yuzu PAO Hot Wings

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Rustic Wild Mushroom Tart with Chanterelle Mushrooms

Rustic Wild Mushroom Tart with Chanterelle Mushrooms

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Did you know that the sinus-searing green paste that most people know as “wasabi” is not wasabi at all?

Did you know that the sinus-searing green paste that most people know as “wasabi” is not wasabi at all?

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Quick Pickled Fiddlehead Ferns - You

Quick Pickled Fiddlehead Ferns - You'll love the freshness and crunch of this quick & easy to make wild woodland delicacy.

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The creamy texture and gentle flavor of soft scrambled eggs matches well with pungent wild ramps and  rich, savory smoked salmon.

The creamy texture and gentle flavor of soft scrambled eggs matches well with pungent wild ramps and rich, savory smoked salmon.

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Turnip Kimchi: Mention Korean cuisine and most people immediately think of kimchi.

Turnip Kimchi: Mention Korean cuisine and most people immediately think of kimchi.

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Red cooked pork with chestnuts, cooked using a classic Chinese slow braising technique with soy sauce and sweet aromatic spices.

Red cooked pork with chestnuts, cooked using a classic Chinese slow braising technique with soy sauce and sweet aromatic spices.

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While there are literally thousands of interesting ways to prepare chestnuts, one of the easiest is to roast them.

While there are literally thousands of interesting ways to prepare chestnuts, one of the easiest is to roast them.

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The spicy flavor & aroma of wild Matsutake mushrooms, reminiscent of pine & cinnamon, makes them perfect for this stuffed mushroom recipe.

The spicy flavor & aroma of wild Matsutake mushrooms, reminiscent of pine & cinnamon, makes them perfect for this stuffed mushroom recipe.

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Fresh trout, filled with fresh herbs, then grilled over mesquite

Fresh trout, filled with fresh herbs, then grilled over mesquite

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Summer truffles have a mild, mushroomy taste that can be most fully appreciated when they are paired with a few simple ingredients.

Summer truffles have a mild, mushroomy taste that can be most fully appreciated when they are paired with a few simple ingredients.

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Fava and Wild Mushroom Crostini: Fava beans and wild mushrooms are the perfect combination of field and forest, both delicately sweet and robustly earthy at the same time.

Fava and Wild Mushroom Crostini: Fava beans and wild mushrooms are the perfect combination of field and forest, both delicately sweet and robustly earthy at the same time.

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Cool Summer Seafood Cocktail, Two Ways - Mexican or Thai Style

Cool Summer Seafood Cocktail, Two Ways - Mexican or Thai Style

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Chanterelle mushrooms and fresh-picked green beans, topped with toasted hazelnuts.

Chanterelle mushrooms and fresh-picked green beans, topped with toasted hazelnuts.

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Rice pudding is the very definition of ‘comfort food.’  It really doesn’t get any more basic than this.  The pudding itself is made of only 5 ingredients.

Rice pudding is the very definition of ‘comfort food.’ It really doesn’t get any more basic than this. The pudding itself is made of only 5 ingredients.

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Not only do the tiny jet-black lentils resemble beluga caviar in appearance, they also possess a warm, nutty flavor that is not unlike that of their namesake.

Not only do the tiny jet-black lentils resemble beluga caviar in appearance, they also possess a warm, nutty flavor that is not unlike that of their namesake.

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