Lord Woolton Pie

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Ten lords-a-leaping, nine ladies dancing, eight maids-a-milking, seven swans-a-swimming, six geese-a-laying Five golden rings Four calling birds, three French hens, two turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree Not familiar with Lord Woolton pie? I don’t blame you. First published in 1941

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Orange-mustard roast chicken

I’m trying to catch up on the Portland food scene while I’m home, and while reading recent reviews in Willamette Week stumbled across my favorite assessment of local restaurant culture: “Other Portland restaurants have in-house butchery, of course, but Old Salt is the only one that relies exclusively on whole-animal butchery.” The “of course” really

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Slow cooker dal makhani (Indian lentils)

I have a very vivid memory of eating at an Indian restaurant in Amsterdam with my family. The night was dark and rainy so our warm, bright table by the window felt like a cheerful refuge from the dreary outside world. Little metal bowls with handles crowded our table, filled with all sorts of delicious

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Parmesan gnocchi with shaved carrots and basil

I won’t lie to you: gnocchi are a little tricky. They need some time and some love, and approximately every bowl in your kitchen. But for all of their intimidating reputation, these fat little potato pillows were actually pretty fun and relatively simple to make. And at the end of it all, oh boy. It’s

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