Psycho Cooker

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Greek Eggs with Tomatoes

Summer tomatoes are upon us; add this recipe to your bag of tricks when you grow weary of caprese salads (although that is surely impossible).  Actually, this recipe can serve as a convincing slight of hand even for pale winter tomatoes, but it is surely better with summer’s ripe red bounty.  This is a simple egg dish, hailing from Greece, that hinges upon a neat little trick: grating your tomatoes.  You shave a tiny piece of skin off the base of the tomato, and grate the entire tomato on the large holes of a box grater, leaving the majority of […]

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Quinoa Salad

  My new kitchen has by far the most counter space and storage of my adult life.  It has opened me to so many new tools and little indulgences, simply because I have the space to use and stow them.  Vases for flowers, tea light candles, a food processor, a huge cutting board, a salad spinner: these are things that I now have space for, and being ever committed to simple pleasures, I see them as a currency that improves the quality of my daily life.  While I’m not using it daily, the food processor is certainly broadening my culinary […]

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

This is a perfect dish for you to make right now, as it is a wearer of many hats.  It feels indulgent, yet it is much healthier than its namesake.  It is fun and impressive enough for company, yet with a little planning, it’s simple to execute.  You get to boast a little, and say that you made your own salad dressing, but the dressing requires little more of you than measuring and stirring.  Also, it won’t overly heat your kitchen, and this recipe gives you a great excuse to buy a nice chunk of blue cheese. I found this […]

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