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How to Make Pho Part 2: Hanoi Pho

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Unless you’re from Vietnam you may not be aware that there’s two main styles of pho – Hanoi pho (the northern variation) and Saigon pho (the southern variation). Most of what’s served in Vietnamese restaurants in America is the Saigon-style, which I featured in part 1 of this 3-part series. I’ve read that many Vietnamese are VERY […]

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How to Make Pho Part 1: Saigon-Style Pho

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Welcome to my three-part series on how to make pho! In this series I’m going to explore and share recipes for the three most popular types of Vietnamese pho. Today, we’ll look at the most popular version outside Vietnam, a Saigon-style pho. I’ll follow this up with a Haigon-style pho, and finally, a chicken pho. […]

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How to Make a Stinging Nettles Congee

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As far as I know, no one has ever made a stinging nettles congee. Well, at least according to Google. That’s right I found ZERO stinging nettles congee recipes online. So as far as the internet is concerned, your are witnessing the first ever nettles congee recipe. Pretty cool when you think about it. Still, it […]

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Simple Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

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If you’ve never made a chowder before, a simple chicken corn chowder would be a great place to start. It’s made the old-fashioned way with heavy cream, slab bacon, potatoes, vegetables and REAL grass-fed butter. Check out that beautiful golden yellow color in the picture… That’s from the butter. Butter should be yellow! That’s a […]

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How to Make a Bacon Cheddar Corn Chowder

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There’s nothing quite like a bacon cheddar corn chowder to lift your spirits in the middle of a New England winter. I mean you’ve got bacon, cheese and corn in soup form. How can that not make anyone happy?! Besides the joy factor, a bacon cheddar corn chowder is super simple to make and will […]

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How to Make a Mussel Chowder with Fennel

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Have you ever seen a mussel chowder on a restaurant menu? I sure haven’t. Chefs have to make things that sell so I’m guessing the overwhelming popularity of New England clam chowder keeps mussel chowder off menus. But a mussel chowder is just as easy to make and just as flavorful! In fact, I think […]

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How to Make a Lobster Corn Chowder

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Who doesn’t love lobster? I don’t know anyone. If I did, I would immediately de-friend that person. Seriously, don’t trust anyone who doesn’t like lobster. Something is clearly wrong with them. Now, if by some chance you do know some lobster-hating weirdo, see if you can get them to try a lobster corn chowder. If […]

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How to Make a Lobster Broth

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A good lobster broth is such a beautiful thing. Light and slightly sweet with hints of anise, thyme, white wine and the sea, it’s the perfect base for dishes like lobster corn chowder, lobster bisque and lobster risotto. You can also substitute it in dishes that use fish broth or clam broth such as a […]

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