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Beef Short Ribs

I usually make Short Ribs in a dutch oven, but there's something very liberating about preparing a dish and then allowing everything to cook while you tend to other things.
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Roasted Tomatoes

I seldom throw out old tomatoes. I often end up with cherry tomatoes that are just beginning to shrivel. Or beefsteak tomatoes that are beginning to soften. They seem un-useable, but actually there's nothing wrong with them, except for the texture -- as long as they haven't started to rot in spots. I usually have an abundance of tomatoes in my kitchen -- various varieties depending on the season.
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Quick and Easy Chicken Soup

Everyone I know has a special Chicken Soup Recipe. Either handed down from a parent or grandparent, shared from a sibling or friend, found in a cookbook (or online): a recipe that has evolved over the years. Just as mine has.
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Lamb Ragu, with a Bissel of This and a Bissel of That …

I love recipes that come together with 'a bissel of this and a bissel of that'. It always reminds me of the way my Bubie Annie cooked. Hard to follow her explanations, but the result was always a rustic masterpiece. She made strudel that was legendary; a procedure my sister Ellen watched and documented but I never had the wisdom to do.