I Am Now a Couscous Convert

couscousI used to find couscous about as appealing as a mouthful of hot sand. Somehow, food manufactures managed to create a product both mushy and dry simultaneously, with a flavor profile lingering between corrugated cardboard and sawdust.

It’s so easy to blame a faceless corporate entity for my couscous contempt.

I’ve changed though!

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Stalks of Spring: A Two-Part Series

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Some of the earliest edible spring arrivals come in stalk form. Featured here are four of my favorites (from top to bottom): rhubarb, ramp, asparagus and chives (well, a single chive). For this first part, I’m going to delve into the r’s: rhubarb and ramps.

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