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Soak short-grain sticky rice, dried mushrooms, shrimp, and scallops overnight, then use them to build a dynamic fried rice dish, studded with Chinese sausage and seasoned with umami-rich pantry staples.

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Crab Fried Rice Recipe

Crisp grains of leftover rice, then allow them to soak up a simple and flavorful crab curry of tamarind, coconut milk, and a mix of curry powders in this Sri Lankan-Chinese recipe.

Veal Mantia Recipe

Fill homemade egg pasta with veal and sweetbreads, then toss in brown butter and serve over yogurt in this soul-warming Greek recipe.

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Soak short-grain sticky rice, dried mushrooms, shrimp, and scallops overnight, then use them to build a dynamic fried rice dish, studded with Chinese sausage and seasoned with umami-rich pantry staples.

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