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Garlic Hasselback Potato Recipe

I don’t think I’ve ever run across anyone who doesn’t love potatoes. One of the most—if not the most—versatile root vegetables, potatoes are simple, hearty and delicious. If you love roasted potatoes and have a little extra time on your hands, I definitely think you should give these potatoes a try!

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Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc at Home Scallion Potato Cake Recipe

I love potatoes; they were and continue to be my favourite root vegetable. Once as a child, when asked to draw my favourite food, I drew potatoes – or so I thought. The teacher was confused by the brown lumps on my paper, but when I explained that I couldn’t choose between mashed potatoes or french fries, she burst out laughing.

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Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

When I’m looking for refreshing, summertime food, I tend to lean towards meals of salads and fresh fruits. This Vietnamese chicken salad is perfect in summertime: fresh, herby, full of chicken and best of all, cold.

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Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc at Home Creamed Summer Corn Recipe


Nothing says summer more to me than corn. The first time I went corn picking I was 10. My family drove out to a u-pick farm in late August on a muggy, hot afternoon. Driving up, the rows and rows of corn seemed endless. The cornstalks were well above my head and even though it would have been so easy to get lost, I wasn’t worried. It was cooler in the rows of corn.

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Nasu Dengaku/Miso Glazed Eggplant Recipe

I used to hate eggplant. As a child, the slimy texture made me want to squeal, and not with joy. I just couldn’t wrap my head around why people would eat eggplant and like it. Something must have happened from then to now, because now I’d say I’m a eggplant lover. I guess it could have been that I had badly cooked eggplant as a child, but more likely, I just grew out of my weird childhood finickiness.

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