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Shit! What’s For Dinner?

Unfussy basics for the start of 2021

Happy New Year. We would hope it’s a given that 2021 will be a marked improvement from last year. Now let’s get cooking. We’ll start with a terrific what-to-do-with-pasta-leftovers that’s actually worth planning for — pasta frittata. It’s portable, it’s endlessly versatile, and it’s practically foolproof. Substitute almost any cheese…

Shit! What’s For Dinner?

We’re saturated with news of a post-Thanksgiving Covid spike: Let’s take care of ourselves and each other

Oysters on the half shell

Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx have warned of an impending Covid-19 spike beyond what we’re already seeing — as a result of Americans’ insistence on traveling to see their families over the holiday.

While our suggestions for the week aren’t as festive as we’d like as we approach…

Shit! What’s for Dinner?

Big-on-flavor dishes include carrot coconut soup, chicken escabeche, and chipotle pozole

Chipotle pozole.

For those times you find yourself saying, “Shit! What’s for dinner?” — we’re here to help. For our third installment of what to eat this week, we’ve got a trio with the potential for bold flavor — with two fast dishes and one that requires more commitment, largely unattended.


Shit! What’s for Dinner?

Soy-marinated flank steak with cherry tomatoes, fast chicken parm, and unstuffed cabbage for the win

Flank steak sliced on a board.

Paying more attention to how we feed ourselves is one of the good things that can come out of the pandemic. But it’s inevitable that some days you haven’t planned and the day sneaks up on you, which leads to the “Shit! What’s for dinner?” response. …


Food from every angle: From Medium x Mark Bittman

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