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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Jump straight to the Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe. It’s squash season. Bright orange pumpkins of all sizes, ecru butternut, forest green acorn, mad scientist-y turban, and all sorts of weird warty things. What to do with this bounty? Stuff it! This adaptation of a Clean Eating recipe, which I made the other night, changed up…

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Autumn Sweet Potato Kale Curry

Jump to the Autumn Sweet Potato Kale Curry recipe. So before proceeding to the evolution and execution of this Autumn Sweet Potato Kale Curry, I must take a moment to pay homage to my guy, Tim Gunn. For the rest of you: I love Tim Gunn. I’ve suffered through many a grim episode of Project…

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Tempeh Stir-Fry

There’s a reason I had to come up with a decent-tasting tempeh stir fry. Read about it, along with the step by step instructions, unless you want to just jump to the recipe. Also know that, if beef is your thing—or chicken or shrimp—this will work just fine. I’ve been very open about my no-beef…

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Autumn Harvest Salad

I love a big old bowl of rainbow crunch. This Autumn Harvest Salad, inspired by a June 2017 Clean Eating recipe, fits the bill and sums up for me the things I love about this time of year: the rich colors, the produce bursting with vibrant flavor and color, and that wonderful feeling of newness…

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Perfect Orange Sections

Orange sections liven up a main dish salad like nobody’s biz. How do you get them out of the orange in one piece? Well, here’s what I do. This is how I was taught when working in the pastry shop at Louie’s Backyard in Key West, Florida. I had to switch there because I was…

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The Best Damn Chicken

As I recently noted in the recipe for Tea-Smoked Chicken, I want to like chicken. But most of the time…I just don’t. People always go on about how easy it is to cook, but they never mention the word “perfectly”—and for good reason. Chicken has a very small window of perfection. Overcook it the least…