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Asian style cole slaw with toasted ramen noodles

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Asian style cole slaw with toasted ramen noodles

APRIL 29, 2014 Serves 8 The tang of vinegar and zing of ginger add a nice bite to the dressing for this Asian-inspired slaw made with toasted ramen noodles. For the longest time, says Margie Yamamoto of Lincoln, who has made it for years, she thought it was an old family recipe. Her sister, Shirley …

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The Village Greens

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The Village Greens

By Debra Samuels Globe correspondent APRIL 02, 2013 By April, weary New Englanders are looking for anything to poke through the thawing ground. It is often a crocus, welcomed like an old friend. To help lift our culinary spirits, we asked you to peek into your recipe collections for favorite dishes featuring spring greens. For …

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Looking for a pearl among small tomatoes

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Looking for a pearl among small tomatoes

  By Debra Samuels |  GLOBE CORRESPONDENT    MARCH 05, 2013 There are hundreds of varieties of tomatoes, fruits that are native to the New World. Though we associate many tomato dishes with European cuisines, the bright red rounds were brought to Europe after the Spanish explorers found them in the Americas. A dispute over pricing …

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Favorite vegetarian picnic recipes from our readers

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Favorite vegetarian picnic recipes from our readers

  By Debra Samuels GLOBE CORRESPONDENT The Boston Globe JUNE 26, 2012 Summer draws New Englanders to decks, porches, picnic tables, and beach blankets with all kinds of light fare. When we asked readers to send their favorite dishes into The Recipe Box Project, we found ourselves with a vegetarian picnic basket. Add grilled chicken, hot …

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In Rome, NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli covers crises and eats well

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In Rome, NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli covers crises and eats well

Sylvia Poggioli loves Rome’s food culture and cooking with vegetables.

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Preparation is half the fun for Feast of San Giuseppe

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Preparation is half the fun for Feast of San Giuseppe

By Debra Samuels, Globe Correspondent March 31, 2010 GLOUCESTER — In the garage-cum-kitchen of Nina and Franco Groppo’s home here, more than 20 friends and extended family are preparing for the Feast of San Giuseppe. That means pasta making — lots of it — along with plenty of fun. Flour sifting through the air around …

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Tofu is all about the texture

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Tofu is all about the texture

Tofu is all about the texture Each of the three styles of soy bean curd has a purpose Those large white blocks of tofu can be intimidating. No matter how carefully you prepare them, the dishes never seem as good as they are when you eat out. It’s all a matter of determining which texture …

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Love you a Latke

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Love you a Latke

“Love you a latke” borders the blue and white plate given to me by my dear friend Margo one Hanukkah many years ago. This year I filled it with potato pancakes, a traditional food eaten during the eight days of the “Festival of Lights, made with a group of women from the Spouses and Partners …

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Korean Scallion Pancakes

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Korean Scallion Pancakes

Makes two 8-inch (20 cm) pancakes Batter 1 1/4 cups flour 1/3 cup rice flour 1 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt or kosher salt 1 1/2 cups (500 ml) water Vegetables 1 large zucchini, cut into 2-inch long matchstick strips 1 carrot, cut into 2-inch long matchstick strips 1 medium onion, cut into thin strips 3 …

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How to Make Korean Scallion Pancakes

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