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Cook the Book: Clay-Pot Ginger Pork with Figs and Pickled Fennel

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 3 comments

It's a little late today, but I guess I wanted to wait a bit before parting with The Breakaway Cook for the week. It's a little chilly, windy, and rainy today as I'm writing this so Clay-Pot Ginger Pork with... More

Cook the Book: Miso Soup with Fennel and Ginger

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 5 comments

Today's recipe from The Breakaway Cook is an adaptation of Japanese miso soup. Instead of using the traditional seaweed-bonito broth known as dashi, author Eric Gower replaces it with something that's probably a little more familiar to Western cooks—chicken stock.... More

Cook the Book: Pasta with Peas, Sausage, and Mint

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 4 comments

As the week winds on, Eric Gower, the author of The Breakaway Cook, keeps impressing me with the simple but delicious-sounding recipes in this book. I haven't cooked his Pasta with Peas, Sausage, and Mint yet, but rest assured, I'm... More

Cook the Book: Minty, Boozy Chicken

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 5 comments

As Eric Gower says in his book The Breakaway Cook, "this is like pouring a cooked mojito over stewed chicken." The drink's signature ingredients of rum, lime, and mint—along with garlic and other flavorings—mix well with the juice from the... More

Cook the Book: Spicy Corn Salad

Serious Eats Ed Levine 7 comments

Corn salads are one of my favorite dishes to serve in the summer, when freshly picked corn is readily available just about everywhere. Eric Gower's is particularly full-flavored and zesty, perhaps because of the habanero pepper he throws in. If... More

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