Brian Westgerdes

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Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, …

Spicy Sesame Pork Soup with Noodles Recipe on Food52

Lablabi (Middle Eastern Spicy Chickpea Stew) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I first came across Lablabi in an article in the Wall Street Journal. Gil Marks (may he rest in peace) also included a recipe in his book, Olive Trees and Honey. It is not too complicated, can be made with canned or dry chickpeas, and is garnished with a variety of piquant garnishes. …

Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Make game day memorable with this sweet, smoky, and flavorful chili recipe that just so happens to be vegan, too. —Gena Hamshaw<p><b>Serves: 6</b><p>1 1/2 cups dried black beans<br>• 4 cups sweet potato, diced into 3/4 inch cubes<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 cups chopped white or yellow onion (about one …

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