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Friday Night

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Classics with a modern twist

The story goes that John Montagu was such an inveterate gambler that he did not want to leave the gaming tables even to eat. So he called for meat to be brought to him between two slices of bread; that way, he could eat at the table and keep his fingers clean, thus saving the cards.

Dinner in 25 minutes: Barbecue chicken wraps with celery and sprouts

When’s the last time you made wraps at home? If you can’t remember, perhaps it’s because the sandwiches have devolved into predictable, overstuffed vehicles for chicken Caesar salad or thin slices of ham and turkey and limp green spinach leaves.

Mystery waffles: The surprise ingredient makes my kids giggle

I got married two years ago, acquiring a vegetable-loving husband, his three kids and his collection of kitchen appliances. I was unexpectedly excited by some of the last, such as the gas range with a warming drawer, and some not — the griddle and slow-cooker are a yawn. And then the wafflemaker found its way into my rotation.

Perfectly crispy: Preparing golden brown shredded potatoes

One thing I’ve said exactly 6 gajillion and 11 times is, there are more bad examples of food out there than there are good examples. Today’s topic, hash browns, is no exception. Too often, what should be a crispy, creamy, perfectly seasoned, standalone dish is reduced to little more than a bland and mushy ketchup delivery system. Let’s see what we can do to fix that.

How to make light, fluffy gnocchi

As our thoughts turn once again to starchy sides — as they are wont to do — can’t we for once have some dadblasted gnocchi?

Beating the winter chill

Growing up, my mother always encouraged her children to cook. So when I found a recipe for hot chocolate on the side of the Hershey’s Cocoa can, it was easy to convince her to let me give it a try.

A perfect tea kettle is hard to find, not to mention expensive

I drink coffee in the morning, like a good American should, but somehow I picked up the habit of a cup of tea in the afternoon. Feel free to make fun of me for it; others do. But an afternoon cup of coffee can jangle one’s nerves, while a cup of tea — there’s no way to put it that doesn’t sound like a bad tagline — both soothes and refreshes. It’s like a shot of tequila versus a nice aperitif. Speaking of which, a cup of mint tea before ...