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Kitchen Talk

Turn up the heat on home cooking

Find comfort in a steaming bowl of spaghetti and meatballs

   As soon as the barometric pressure starts plummeting and the clouds scud across the sky, there’s only one thing to do:  get out the braising pot and make a big batch of comfort food.      You can always roast a chicken and recycle it into a chicken pot pie (using ready-made puff pastry, to save time). Or slow-cook a pork shoulder, then reinvent it as a yummy, pork hash the next day, and the next.     But when I’m… Read More »