Kalamata Olive Tapenade Recipe

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In this edition of things-that-taste-better-homemade, I humbly submit tapenade. For such a simple thing (a whirred mix of olives, garlic and other aromatics) it’s hard to understand how store-bought versions can be so bad. And yet, they are. Over-the-counter tapenade … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Latkes (or A Lesson on Imperfection)

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Making latkes is a study on imperfection and patience. Also, the task will make you smell like a short-order cook (your significant other will wonder why you smell so tasty…like hot french fries).  But don’t let that scare you away … Continue reading