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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Snow Day Part 2

Sometimes, Wednesday morning can feel like Sunday morning.  I’m sure you’re scratching your head, wondering: how is this impossible feat accomplished?  I will tell you.  It’s due to a rare and wonderful circumstance: the second of two snow days consecutive snow days due to sub zero wind chills!  Doesn’t it sound wonderful?  Let me tell you, it is.  I had a weekend in the middle of my week, and I enjoyed every minute of it. When I woke up on this “Sunday” morning, I felt that I needed to prepare some sort of luxurious breakfast, as opposed to my usual […]

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Breakfast for Dinner: Vegetable and Potato Hash

  There is something immensely comforting about having breakfast for dinner.  I am unable to accurately verbalize why this is, and frankly, I want to keep it that way.  In fact, I refrain from having breakfast for dinner too regularly in order to preserve this enigma.  Last week, I had my first big exam of grad school, and the night before seemed like an appropriate occasion to indulge in my secret weapon of comfort foods.  Simply eating your usual breakfast food does not qualify as “breakfast for dinner.”  To go by this title, it must be something special, like vegetable […]

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