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Broiled Asparagus with Pine Nuts

Asparagus have begun appearing at farmer’s markets across the northeast. Why steam them when you can broil them with pine nuts?

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A Marriage of Pepperpot and Vegetables

A pepperpot says to a parsnip: “Where have you been all my life?” Bittersweet cassareep and bittersweet parsnips dance together in this recipe that should not be considered traditional Guyanese cuisine.

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Baked Beans with Bacon and Cassareep: an American dish by way of Guyana

Since returning from Guyana, I have been experimenting with cassareep, the thick, black flavoring sauce found throughout the the country. The sauce is best known for flavoring the Guyanese national dish of pepperpot, but one dish I keep making again … Continue reading

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