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I just want a bowl of ramen…

I just want a bowl of ramen…


Posted By on May 17, 2015

I know a few people who consider a box of macaroni and cheese the perfect comfort food (meaning my two daughters). For me, however, comfort food is usually a packet of ramen. Inevitably it’s either beef or chicken and it is sold in a box of 48 at (surprise!) Costco. I make this particular variety with 1¾ cups of water, as opposed to the 2 cups the package calls for; plus, I like to break up the noodles before cooking them. Yes,...

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I am putting aside my summertime blues, at least temporarily. One day long ago, as I was cruising the aisles at Costco (which is sort of the holiest of shrines for me), I spied a reasonably priced package containing two 32-ounce jars of artichoke hearts packed in water. I thought, fabulous; these will be really handy to have around to put in…well, something… And a year passed while the jars continued to sit on my pantry...

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We’ve all encountered it. The recipe sounds great on paper—you follow all the directions perfectly, then you proudly set it on the table. How do you/your meal companions react? Meh. Food is the most subjective subject in the world, don’t you think? For every recipe you find delicious, someone else will perceive it to be mediocre or awful. This happened to me a few months ago when I treated myself to an issue of Bon...

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