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The Nerdy Chef
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simple, delicious recipes with a touch of science
simple, delicious recipes with a touch of science

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check out the updated pictures and recipes on www.thenerdychef.com! I just made some great corn salsa and butter pecan cookies!

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need a quick #dinnerideas  ? This sweet potato chili recipe is quick, easy, and delicious!

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need a quick #dinnerideas  ? This sweet potato chili recipe is quick, easy, and delicious!

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need a quick #dinnerideas  ? This sweet potato chili recipe is quick, easy, and delicious!

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Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Yes, I made brussels sprouts, the icky green vegetable that everyone loves to hate. They can smell pretty bad and, yes, there is such a thing as being too healthy because too-healthy things usually don't taste good. But these do. As a picky eater, I have fo...

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Pumpkin White Chocolate Biscotti
I'm convinced biscotti are the perfect dessert for this time of year. They make great gifts, they store well, and you can make them any flavor to suit any taste. This recipe is particularly good for the holiday season because it's full of pumpkin. You can f...

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Maple Apple Spice Cake
Sometimes I like to bake in the fall just so I can fill the house with the smell of cinnamon, maple, pumpkin, and toasted pecans. There aren't any pecans or pumpkin in this cake, but I guarantee your house will still smell amazing.  The maple spice cake is ...

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Vegetarian Challenge - Day 7 (Sesame-Crusted Tofu)
So maybe tofu isn't my thing. I decided a while ago I would definitely try it at the end of this experiment; I wasn't sure if I would like it, but I believe at least a taste is a crucial part of understanding alternatives to current dietary habits. Well, I ...

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Vegetarian Challenge - Day 6 (Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish)
As evidenced by the stolen tartlet yesterday, my grandpa is in town. Even though he's from New York (which isn't exactly the south), he loves catfish. I do, too, and one of my main sources of protein this week is fish. So I made some catfish. It tastes just...

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Vegetarian Challenge - Days 4-5 (Chocolate Coffee Tart)
I finally had time to bake something this weekend. I've been making all these fish recipes and cheesy dishes as well as practically drinking bowls of queso dip at Mexican restaurants, but I finally had a chance to make some dessert. I decided to make a choc...
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