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The Soup β€’ 3085 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. The author shares favorite recipes and mentions the challenges of cooking for family members with diverse tastes, highlighting the joy of cooking for loved ones despite differing preferences
  2. The post discusses the author's strong connection with their son and how he shows gratitude for the meals prepared, showcasing the special bond through shared meals despite individual food preferences
  3. The author talks about the different roles of food and how the act of cooking links them to absent loved ones, emphasizing the emotional connection food holds in their life
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The Department of Salad: Official Bulletin β€’ 4854 implied HN points β€’ 09 Jan 24
  1. Adding lots of color to your meals, like in a colorful salad, can improve mood and personality.
  2. Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits can be a refreshing addition to winter salads.
  3. Experimenting with colorful and flavorful dressings can elevate the overall taste and experience of a salad.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking β€’ 3144 implied HN points β€’ 21 Jan 24
  1. The recipe for rosemary garlic pork shoulder with sweet potato puree takes longer than an hour to cook, but the active cooking time is only about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. The dish involves slow roasting pork shoulder and sweet potatoes together, creating a savory and delightful meal.
  3. The recipe includes a simple herby sauce to balance the richness of the pork and provides detailed instructions to make the cooking process easy.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking β€’ 2279 implied HN points β€’ 04 Feb 24
  1. The recipe features a delicious one-pan garlic butter roasted chicken with crispy potatoes and romesco sauce.
  2. Leftovers of this dish can be kept for up to 3 days in the fridge and can be used creatively in salads or bowls.
  3. Options are provided for variations like using different types of potatoes, nuts, or even making the dish dairy-free or gluten-free.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking β€’ 1729 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. This salmon and broccoli bowl recipe is quick to make, delicious, and nutrient-packed with omega-3 fatty acids from salmon.
  2. The recipe can be adapted for air fryer cooking, skin-on salmon, or even with chicken as substitutes for salmon.
  3. Consider serving meals in bowls for a more enjoyable eating experience, like the recipe suggests.
The Department of Salad: Official Bulletin β€’ 2712 implied HN points β€’ 17 Jan 24
  1. Some people believe that the best food is the simplest, while others enjoy complex salads with various ingredients.
  2. Food presentation on social media, particularly salads, can be very aesthetically pleasing and popular.
  3. Salad is a versatile dish that can be made with endless combinations of ingredients and styles, allowing personal creativity and expression.
The Audacity. β€’ 1690 implied HN points β€’ 01 Feb 24
  1. The book club discussed Sohla El-Waylly's cookbook 'Start Here' and how it was fun to cook together.
  2. Sohla emphasizes the importance of understanding the 'why' in learning new skills.
  3. Participants shared their cooking experiences, recipes they tried, wins, failures, and areas they want to improve.
Dinner: A Love Story β€’ 2260 implied HN points β€’ 09 Jan 24
  1. Try making 'fish presents' for a tasty and low-stress dinner option.
  2. Consider trying out 'oven-roasted chicken shawarma' for a flavorful meal when entertaining guests.
  3. Explore some great book recommendations for your holiday reading list.
Kitchen Projects β€’ 1454 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. The newsletter provides a comprehensive guide on various ways to use rhubarb in recipes like jam, compote, syrup, and even choux pastries.
  2. Tips are shared on cooking rhubarb to bring out its best flavor, including methods like poaching and roasting.
  3. Exploration of the different varieties of rhubarb is discussed, such as Yorkshire and Dutch rhubarb, and how they differ in taste and quality.
The Chatner β€’ 982 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. The author has a detailed memory of where all the food is in the house, especially chocolate.
  2. This habit seems to stem from a mix of concern for running out of things and a genuine interest in food and comfort.
  3. The habit of knowing where all the food is can be seen as thoughtful and caring, but it could also potentially be overwhelming for others.
Kitchen Projects β€’ 746 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Food can be a love language, evoking memories and emotions through the ingredients we use and dishes we create.
  2. Ingredients like black sesame, eggs, muscat Beaumes de Venise wine, vinegar, and pomegranates can bring unique flavors, textures, and balance to culinary creations.
  3. Exploring the stories and flavors of ingredients like vinegar in desserts can add new dimensions to baking, offering a fresh twist on traditional sweets.
David Lebovitz Newsletter β€’ 4933 implied HN points β€’ 25 Sep 23
  1. Brittany is a beautiful region known for its rocky coasts, dramatic weather, and delicious food like moules-frites and local hard apple cider.
  2. In Languedoc, you can enjoy a relaxing vacation with fresh seafood, warm beaches, and charming markets like the one in Olonzac.
  3. Exploring vide-greniers in the French countryside can lead to great finds, while enjoying delicious food at local restaurants can be a highlight of the trip.
Kitchen Projects β€’ 1081 implied HN points β€’ 21 Jan 24
  1. Meringue can be made vegan using aquafaba, the liquid from canned chickpeas, as a substitute for egg whites.
  2. Plant-based alternatives like pea protein powder or chickpea flour did not work well compared to aquafaba for making meringue.
  3. French meringue made with aquafaba has minor differences in appearance, flavor, and mouthfeel compared to traditional egg white meringue.
David Lebovitz Newsletter β€’ 4363 implied HN points β€’ 01 Oct 23
  1. The author missed writing the September newsletter but enjoyed taking a break in Sicily.
  2. In France, 'Non' doesn't mean being rude; it's about valuing personal time like vacation and work-life balance.
  3. When dining in France, tipping is not mandatory as service is included in the price, but leaving a little extra for good service is appreciated.
Food is Stupid β€’ 668 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. Valentine's Day is an unofficial food holiday that involves cooking a romantic meal for your partner.
  2. The Virility Crunchwrap Supreme was created using aphrodisiac ingredients like oysters, almonds, and pickled okra.
  3. Building the Crunchwrap involved constructing layers of ingredients and folding them to create a unique dish.
Kitchen Projects β€’ 609 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Yuzu is a popular ingredient with a unique floral acidity, sometimes hard to find but worth seeking out for its flavor.
  2. The process of making black sesame and yuzu milk buns was revisited after years, resulting in a successful comeback with added yuzu curd.
  3. Two different shaping methods were shared for the buns, both yielding delicious results especially enhanced with the yuzu curd.