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After 50 Years of Cooking You Can Still Surprise Yourself

Published February 15, 2019

There’s something so satisfying in building a dish from scratch with almost no preconceived notion of what the final product will be. Experienced cooks will know what I mean, but some people may see this as such a weird concept that a blow-by-blow will be helpful.

  • I return from a trip. There’s not a lot in the house. I mean, there’s a ton in the house, but little fresh. I put half a pound of chickpeas in the pressure cooker, with a small bunch of pathetically wilted kale, to which all I do is remove the rubber band and pass a knife through it a couple of times. This I pressure cook for a half hour.

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