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Receipe test: Joe Sponzo’s Tuscan Pork Stew with Polenta

I’ve been utilizing Eat Your Books a bit more these days as they’ve got an increasing number of cookbooks indexed, compared to when I first signed up with the site 2+ years ago. I find myself especially cooking a lot more recipes from my pile of Food & Wine magazines (and yearly collections) as otherwise it’s nearly impossible to browse through them all and find the right recipe at the right time.

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Cooking catch-up: venison, pork and potatoes (oh my!)

I’m still playing catch-up with this blog after a busy month in February, writing to some challenges on other sites. But a fair amount of that content was coming up with some new recipes, so let me share them here (along with a few cookbook experiments that came out really well in recent weeks…)

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New year, new blog style…

Out with the old, in with the new. I’ve finally found a new blog theme that has all the aspects I liked layout-wise of my old one, plus more ability to customize the colors, styles (and images) used. Let me know what you think, I’m quite fond of it right now after a few hours of tweaking.

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Tomato Sauce Part Deux, Panzanella Salad

Yesterday for lunch I finally resisted finishing off the rest of the Tomato Sauce with Butter and Onion straight from the bowl, and tossed it in with some potato gnocchi. Just like Marcella Hazan says, this is a combination made in Heaven.

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Marcella Hazan’s Crazy Simple Tomato Sauce. Yes, it’s that good.

So there’s been a stupid amount of wank over at Shine! by Yahoo over their posting of Marcella Hazan’s “Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter”. (My main concern in all of the kerfluffling was if the Yahoo! author had Marcella’s permission to copy the recipe word-for-word from “Essentials of Classic Italian Recipe”. But I guess they did?)

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