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How to: Roast a Chicken (Poulet Roti)

If there’s anything that is more beautiful than a perfectly roasted chicken (other than roast duck, of course), then I am blissfully unaware of what that is.  Every good cook ...

Lemon Tarragon Chicken

Roasted Lemon-Tarragon Chicken with Fennel and Artichoke Hearts

Man, can you believe it’s been over six months since I’ve written anything new about food?  I almost feel like I’m out of practice, but whatever.  I’m writing again, and ...

BP holiday dinner

Rosemary and White Bean Spread

by Malia Kirby L.Ac. So, over the holiday season, Shawn and I decided to make everyone here at the Pop lunch from a number of old Cook’s Corner favorites and ...

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Unfried Poutine

You know what?  I’m going to be straight-up honest with each and ...
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Power Breakfast: Braised Eggs with Chickpeas, Swiss Chard, Tahini, & Sumac

As it turns out, I am apparently a Yotam Ottolenghi fangirl.  It ...

Brussels Sprouts with Dijon Mustard Sauce

by Malia Kirby L.Ac. Yesterday afternoon, as Shawn and I were sitting ...

Pork Chops with Apple-Ginger Chutney, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, and Cheddar Mashed Butternut Squash

by Malia Kirby L.Ac. Over the weekend, Hubbs and I dropped the ...

Boulderite Shepherd’s Pie

by Malia Kirby L.Ac. You know, I’ve never really been a big ...

Smoky Corn and Potato Soup

by Malia Kirby L.Ac. Fall has finally arrived* in Boulder and we’re ...

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(Yo, this was a spur-of-the-moment post, so you’re not getting pictures until later.  Sorry.) Today seemed as if it were going to be the same as any other day when I woke up this morning.  The alarm clock went off at our usual time.  Hubbs rolled over and snuggled me before we both crawled out […]

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Power Breakfast: Braised Eggs with Chickpeas, Swiss Chard, Tahini, & Sumac

As it turns out, I am apparently a Yotam Ottolenghi fangirl.  It all seemed innocuous at first, by randomly flipping through the Jerusalem cookbook anytime I happened to walk by it at our local Barnes & Noble.  I’d carefully turn the pages, gazing longingly at the quail with apricots and currants, daydreaming about rice puddings […]

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Could you be the most beautiful bird in the world?

How to: Roast a Chicken (Poulet Roti)

If there’s anything that is more beautiful than a perfectly roasted chicken (other than roast duck, of course), then I am blissfully unaware of what that is.  Every good cook should have a favorite method for roasted chicken in their repertoire and, according to Tony Bourdain in his Les Halles Cookbook, a number of chefs […]

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