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Local ingredients: Spinach, egg, basil

A little secret: brown rice and spinach are an undercover superhero duo. My first adventure with these characters was back when I was watching season four of Bravo’s Top Chef  and one of the season’s most popular contestants, Antonia Lofaso, won the Quickfire with her “Rice Salad”. It seemed so easy and I tried it that very week—it is honestly just rice, greens, and any other ingredients that will not overpower the dish. (Side note: Antonia’s other contribution to my life was that of a knock-knock joke, which I will not share here publically but will tell to those of you curious enough to inquire.)

Anyway, here is my version of her Rice Salad, topped with slices of mozzarella and a fried egg. I would have preferred (more…)


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