Thai Poached Fish with Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms

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Poaching  is one of those underused and unappreciated cooking techniques that, when remembered, makes you think, “why don’t I do this more?”  Poaching is just cooking something gently in liquid  — and fish is the perfect candidate. Its a delicate protein that often needs a gentle cooking method and is a great canvas for a variety of… 

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Ratatouille with Steamed Cod Fillet

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Ratatouille is one of the easiest vegetable dishes you will ever make — its basically all of your favorite vegetables thrown together in a pot and sautéed until they become soft and luscious, their flavors melding together beautifully. Usually the dish is made with eggplant, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and onion, but in this iteration I… 

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Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Radish

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Today is my bridesmaid Ashley’s birthday! Nope… I’m not getting married. Neither is she. We’ve just been calling each other that for 10 years — way before I even thought I ever wanted to get married. I don’t know how it started or why it keeps going on, but its hilarious to see the reaction… 

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