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The Elegance of the Cheeseless Eggplant Fritto

In the aftermath of having indulged a little more than warranted on cheese at a chosen time of the month, be it in pizzas or pastas, the mention of the words eggplant parmigiana, at the Italian bistro one is dragged to … Continue reading

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Kicked-up Black-Bean Soup

  “I’ll serve something black. Bean soup, licorice, coffee. It’ll be very grim, I promise. We’ll cover the mirrors. We’ll listen to Piaf. We’ll read passages from Dostoyevsky.” ~ Stephanie Kallos Whether it’s the Brazilian feijoada – an amalgamation of … Continue reading

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Palak-Paneer Stuffed Pasta Shells

Even a savvy hostess is sometimes left in a tizzy when the strident tone of an unexpected call cuts through her thoughts on a chaotic day. Old friends are in town and have just invited themselves to dinner, leaving her racking her brains … Continue reading

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