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Shit! What’s For Dinner?

5 Recipes for the Darkest Season

Quick and easy winter dishes

A bowl of mussels
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Winter is always “the darkest season,” but this one more than most. While what we decide to cook and eat usually can’t make our problems disappear, it can soothe us, center us, fortify us, or consume our attention in welcome ways, even if only for a few minutes. For anyone in need of something…




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Mark Bittman

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Has published 30 books, including How to Cook Everything and VB6: The Case for Part-Time Veganism. Newsletter at markbittman.com.

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