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  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Favorite foods: Braised meats, organic peas and a really good M&M sugar cookie.
  • Last bite on earth: The bone marrow at Prune

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Tender Braised Lamb Shanks With Bitter Herb Salad

@Elle212 - I am confident this would work amazingly well in the pressure cooker. I always do my lamb shanks that way. Gonna use Gritzer's above aromatics next time!

The Comfort Food Diaries: Celery Is My Star

I DIE! This is the best love letter I have ever read. Consider all my heartstrings plucked.

The Comfort Food Diaries: A Trick of the Tongue

*YASSSSSSSSSSSS* Praise the tongue and pass the mustard, Amen!

The Food Lab: Here's What I'm Eating on Thanksgiving

That salad is 100% hands down the best recipe ever to grace this site!

Embrace the Wobble: Why I Love Jellied Foods and You Should Too

Once you master aspic it's only a hop-skip-jump to soup dumplings *SIGHHHH*

Staff Picks: Our Favorite No-Shame Snacks for When No One's Looking

@Leang -- I don't know if your NY'ers have Walgreens but their house-brand of pizza rolls blow every! single! other! brand! out of the effing water. Srsly.

Mull, Muddle, and the 12-Gallon Soup Pot: The Secret History of the South's Most Obscure Stew

Add me in with the general consensus... this was a FANTASTIC read! Thank you!

The OXO Good Grips Salad Dressing Shaker Makes Me Eat More Salad

@benska and @Kenji -- You can buy the blender balls seperately for less than $2 (for two!) on ebay and then you can use it in any container from this OXO shaker to my personal fav, Ball jars

The Pizzadilla: This is What Happens When a Quesadilla and a Pizza Make Sweet Love

Came for the gorge(ous) pizzadilla, stayed for the Das Racist ✖‿✖

Win a Copy of 'Heritage'

For sure I can't wait to see the in's and out's of Sean's family's mixed pickle. And the fact that they fry it up with some lard in a cast iron?! Be still my heart!

Win a Copy of 'Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food'

Broken record here but a quick, home version of Hainanese Chicken Rice is my go-to alllll the tiiime

How to Make The Best Chicken Stock

Adding apple to my aromatics has made all the difference in the world, to me.

The Serious Eats Guide to Italian American Recipes

*raises hand tentatively* I'd so appreciate a tried-n-true recipe for arancini

Win a Copy of 'Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food'

Chicken and rice all piled in the rice cooker together -- bonus points for congee

Win a Copy of 'The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free'

S'mores -- the GF mallows and GF grahams are just disappointing, yo.

Win a Copy of 'Tacolicious'

Homemade pickled onions -- HANDS DOWN.

Puppy Chow: The Must-Try Chocolaty, Peanut Buttery Midwestern Snack

@chickenfog -- I don't have a 'wave either but you can still make this with a double boiler, no probs...

Ideas in Food vs. The Turkey Club Sandwich

I think it's interesting that you're all getting up in arms about what defines a club when there are people running rampant in this world calling any tiny sandwich a "slider". Now THERE is a cause to get up in arms about.

Back to the point at hand tho, this sounds amazing and as soon as oven-friendly temps resume I am totes making this.

Win a Copy of 'Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food'

Cassoulet -- but I never add enough salt. (Someday!)

Win a Copy of 'The Meat Hook Meat Book'

Tongue -- and I adore it everytime I make it but they're so big that when I do make one it's like chili, you eat on it for days and never make a dent. I need more tongue recipes!

How Korean Cuisine Got Huge in America (And Why It Took So Long)

@AnnieNT - Preach! (Not that I'm complaining -- brb, going to binge watch 'Roommate')