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Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil Tacos
Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil Tacos

by Erica Perez April 28, 2016

Cochinita Pibil, a specialty of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, is traditionally slow-roasted in banana leaves and served with pickled red onions.

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Horseradish Cream
Horseradish Cream

by Erica Perez April 21, 2016

Ground dried horseradish root is an excellent stand-in for the fresh variety. It's easy to keep on hand and it creates an even texture in sauces, dips and condiments.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shichimi Togarashi
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shichimi Togarashi

by Erica Perez April 13, 2016

I've tried a few variations on this Momofuku-inspired dressing, and I've discovered that you really can't go wrong with these flavors.

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Baked Miso-Shichimi Eggplant
Baked Miso-Shichimi Eggplant

by Erica Perez April 13, 2016

Shichimi Togarashi is an excellent complement to the traditional Japanese pantry ingredients of mirin, miso, sesame and rice wine vinegar.

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