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    Dumplings with my family
    A recent graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, I found myself with no money, no kitchen equipment, and an exceptionally huge appetite. Ideas, improvisations, and yummy meal solutions were discovered in the kitchen of my very first apartment.
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    Ingredient Spotlight: Chili Oil

    Grocery stores continue to surprise me. I can now find an array of not just flavored oils, but specifically chili oils in the aisles. Not just for spice freaks, a good chili oil has amazing pepper flavor – something to truly prize. Add it to vinaigrettes, stir-frys, sauces, or grilled vegetables.


    If you’re still not sure, try one of the very common and milder varities: chili infused olive oil. This will still have the fruitiness of an olive oil, with a slight kick from the chili, and is can easily be used in recipes that already call for olive oil.

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    1. I love using chili flakes. I should try this out.

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