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Cook the Book: Chocolate Semolina Pudding with Raspberry Puree

Serious Eats Grace Kang 4 comments

I've never used semolina in a dessert, but Mark Bittman's take sounds just light and decadent enough to merit a try. Described as "somewhere between a cake and a pudding," that semolina is exactly where I want to be. More

Cook the Book: Thai Beef Salad

Serious Eats Grace Kang 3 comments

There are only two ounces of meat per person in this recipe, but don't worry—you won't miss a thing. A mix of spicy, sweet, and sour flavors make for a food party in your mouth. I love using flank or... More

Cook the Book: Orchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Serious Eats Grace Kang 5 comments

Cooking pasta Bittman-style means upending the traditional ratio of pasta to sauce and creating a dish with half a pound of pasta for every two to four cups of sauce. You may be skeptical, but it's certainly worth a try;... More

Fruit and Cereal Bites

Serious Eats Grace Kang 3 comments

The following recipe is from the March 11th edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I'm one of those people who is guilty of never eating breakfast—unless cold pizza counts. It's... More

Cook the Book: Hybrid Quick Bread

Serious Eats Grace Kang 7 comments

Making bread is always a fun and rewarding endeavor. I've heard those who regularly make and knead their own bread even develop some pretty muscular forearms in the process. While I'm all for getting toned while making bread, sometimes I... More

Cook the Book: Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Serious Eats Grace Kang 3 comments

Sweet potatoes and a bacon dressing add welcome warmth and depth to this spinach salad from Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating. The recipe only calls for two slices of bacon, so don't feel guilty about the porky treat.... More

Cook the Book: 'Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating'

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"Eat fewer animal products and more plants." Mark Bittman's motto for responsible eating is the heart of his new book, Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating. A mix of recipes, philosophy, and how-to, Bittman reveals the hows and whys of his newfound lifestyle and diet. Think of Food Matters as a more realistic and solutions-oriented Michael Pollan-like book with lots of doable recipes thrown in for good measure. In typical Minimalist fashion, the collection of recipes spans the globe and includes a multitude of variations. Along with the recipes, there's also a month's worth of meal plans and a primer on stocking a Food Matters pantry to get you started. Despite its how-to nature, the book is neither stern... More

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