• Main Courses
  • Forbidden Rice Bowl

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    This pretty bowl was straight-up delicious. There are so many ways you could put this dish together. Although I love the look and taste of the black rice, you could use brown, white or red. I skipped the bean sprouts and used steamed cauliflower, since I already had that on hand. You could also use edamame, snap […]

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  • Drinks
  • Mint Julep

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    One of the oldest styles of cocktail, the julep is primarily known as the drink of choice on a hot afternoon at Churchill Downs. The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner, and this year I finally got to make one in time to post on the Ruby Spoon. The julep is traditionally served in that pretty pewter […]

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  • The Meat + 3 Bowl

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    Another delicious one bowl meal that was a big hit with David and I. Other than the steak, everything can be made ahead of time. The cooked lentils, marinated feta, pumpkin seed pesto, and roasted squash will all keep for up to 5 days in the fridge. The recipe for each of these will make more than […]

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  • Baseball Mac

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    I once had a crazy good hot dog at Senate in Cincinnati. It sounded weirdly delicious and I had to order it. Perhaps a bit discourteously, it was called the Trailer Park hot dog. A bacon-wrapped beef hot dog topped with American cheese, coleslaw, and crushed potato chips. Not the healthiest thing in the world, but it […]

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