Dear Noelle: My husband took me for a birthday dinner at Casa Cordoba, a new Spanish restaurant in Montrose, Calif. Its olive chicken was fabulous! It satisfied my husband’s preference for comfort food and mine for nuance. Can you get the recipe? I would love to know how the restaurant got the chicken so tender and so infused with flavor.
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What if I told you there’s a way to transform zucchini into a delicious dish resembling french fries, but without all the calories? The secret involves cutting your zucchini into fry-like sticks, then cooking them in a way that delivers that signature crunch, but without the deep-frying.
Here’s the thing about baked stuffed peppers: Plenty of people hate them. And when you consider the classic approach to this dish, it’s hard to argue. Tasteless ground beef mixed with white rice and some sort of tomato product? Not particularly exciting.
Watermelon and tomatoes may seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly.
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Get out your big stockpot, fill it with water and have your lobster-claw crackers ready.
Kovatch to address Rotary Club
A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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If you need a dessert to feed a crowd, here’s one to try. These Chocolate Cheesecake Bars require mainly pantry ingredients and are simple to put together. When making them, be sure to plan on the chilling time. They need to chill at least four hours in the refrigerator, but overnight is best.
Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you’ve got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. So rather than mess with that, we’ll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu.
Korean tacos originated in California under the auspices of Kogi, an L.A.-based taco/Korean barbecue truck that has attracted a legion of loyal Twitter followers and Facebook fans.
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