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Cook this: Slow-cooked chicken with a crisp corn crust from Ottolenghi Simple | National Post

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken with a crisp corn crust is serious comfort food. The filling is rich with peppers and dark chocolate, and the light topping gluten-free by nature.

“It’s the Mexican-North African equivalent of a shepherd’s pie in the sense that you’ve got a crust and you’ve got something bubbling underneath,” says Ottolenghi. “It’s really rich and wonderful in winter, and you can cook it in the winter because it’s absolutely fine with frozen corn as well as fresh corn.”

If you’d like to make this warming dish head, he suggests cooking the chicken up to three days in advance (or a month if freezing; defrost fully before using) but prepare the corn batter fresh and pour over the filling immediately prior to baking.

Bolthole: a hole or burrow by which a rabbit or other wild animal can escape.

Geist

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Geist (German pronunciation: [ˈɡaɪst]) is a German noun with a degree of importance in German philosophy. Its semantic field corresponds to English ghost, spirit, mind, intellect. Some English translators resort to using "spirit/mind" or "spirit (mind)" to help convey the meaning of the term.

Geist is also a central concept in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's 1807 The Phenomenology of Spirit (Phänomenologie des Geistes). Notable compounds, all associated with Hegel's view of world history of the late 18th century, include Weltgeist "world-spirit", Volksgeist "national spirit" and Zeitgeist "spirit of the age".

 

 

 

Niles Rodgers Crate Dive

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Chic

Chic  1977

C'est Chic  1978

Risqué  1979 

Le Freak  1979

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We Are Family, Sister Sledge 1979

diana, Diana Ross 1980

Let's Dance, David Bowie  1983

Original Sin, INXS  1984

Cosmic Thing, The B-52's 1989

Dellali, Cheb Mami 2001

Random Access Memories, Daft Punk 2013

干杯

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Gānbēi. = Cheers

Columbia Hills State Park

A group of significant Native American pictographs and petroglyphs is open for viewing on regularly scheduled guided ranger tours. Among these features is the world-famous Tsagaglalal, (She Who Watches).