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Tart Rhubarb Compote: Muted in Color But Not in Flavor

Casey Barberby Casey Barber May 1, 2014

“A surefire way to make cooked rhubarb look like the prettiest girl at the prom (as Zeek Braverman would say) is to put it next to something even more visually unappetizing but even more irresistible to eat. For me, that’s paté.”

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Tofu-Veggie Dumplings: A Recipe with Longevity

Casey Barberby Casey Barber January 6, 2014

“I can’t claim that any part of the recipe comes from any authoritative Asian tradition; though I’ve tweaked the formula oh so slightly over the years, it is essentially the same as it was when I started wrapping these wontons at the beginning of the 21st century.”

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Sports Illustrated’s Best Kept Secret: Hot Corn Dip

Casey Barberby Casey Barber January 30, 2012

“Busted. The crinkled and yellowing page stuck on the fridge for reference wasn’t from Gourmet or Saveur, nor even a printout from Epicurious, but an Emeril Lagasse story on his Super Bowl prep after the New Orleans Saints’ 2006 comeback run.”

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Bloody Mary Tomatoes and More No-Cook Appetizers

Casey Barberby Casey Barber December 12, 2011

“It’s sort of an edible shot glass for my favorite brunch drink, dousing crunchy celery in vodka, horseradish, and Worcestershire sauce before stuffing the soaked-up bits into fresh grape tomatoes.”

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