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Recipe Du Jour: Puerto Rican Pernil

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In response to a reddit post asking for recipes for cheap meals, user electric_sandwich produced one of the best reddit comments I’ve ever read: Take a lesson from the Puerto Ricans. Millions of us have managed to survive … Continue reading

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Recipe Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “One pound sugar boiled slowly in half pint water, scum well and cool, add two teaspoons pearl ash dissolved in milk, then two and half pounds flour, rub in 4 ounces butter, and two large spoons of finely … Continue reading

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L.A. Burrito Blogging Part 1: Super Mex

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The site LAist just released its list of the best burritos in Los Angeles. PR decided there was a disturbing lack of food blogging around here, so I’ve been sent on assignment to evaluate their findings. Hey, no … Continue reading

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How to Cook a Soft-Boiled Egg

Fenster writes: Cooking a soft-boiled egg correctly is really quite simple.  However, the process has deep taproots so bear with me for a bit with some background about my father and grandfather. The Backstory My grandfather arrived in the United … Continue reading

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