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Roast Potatoes with Mushrooms

I've rediscovered potatoes. They're versatile, able to be the main event or the side dish. They can have various textures, and they absorb flavor well. This dish is good for brunch or lunch, or as a side dish for dinner. Celery and tomatoes give it pops of color and freshness, and mushrooms add textural variety… Continue reading Roast Potatoes with Mushrooms

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Rotisserie Chicken Rice

Rotisserie chicken--what a great invention. It's ready cooked, full of flavor from the natural chicken juices, and available at many supermarkets. You can make it the main event, or toss it with other ingredients if you want to get creative. I mixed up chunks of rotisserie chicken with cooked red cargo rice and soy sauce,… Continue reading Rotisserie Chicken Rice

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Rice Noodles with Sausage, Bean Sprouts and Soft-Boiled Egg

This is a pretty and tasty dish that's easy to make. It reminds me of Vietnamese cuisine. The rice noodles absorb the umami from the chicken sausage, and the flavor profile is enhanced with sesame oil and chili oil, plus generous dabs of patisse for a salty element. Ingredients: 1/3 pack rice noodles 1 chicken… Continue reading Rice Noodles with Sausage, Bean Sprouts and Soft-Boiled Egg

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Smoked Sausage Omelette Sandwich

This is a big, somewhat messy sandwich, depending on the amount of sausage and peas you include (I like to include a lot of both, as you can see). I like that's it unapologetic and hearty. I used half of a Turkish loaf that we picked up from COBS Bread, a local chain; it's light… Continue reading Smoked Sausage Omelette Sandwich