Lauren Goode: My advice is, I’ll put you at the spot, Snack.

Michael Calore: OK.

Lauren Goode: Mike is a wonderful chef.

Joe Ray: So I listen.

Lauren Goode: He is actually, actually just right. Once I first moved into my present condominium, this was once a few 12 months in the past, Mike and Boone came about to be over one evening and issues had been going overdue. We had been getting hungry, and I mentioned, possibly we must simply order some meals. And Mike mentioned, “No, no, no … Let me simply see what you will have within the kitchen right here.” Rummaged round, made us this scrumptious vegan—as a result of he’s a vegan, for the ones of you who concentrate to this podcast know this, as a result of we discuss it at all times.

Joe Ray: Mushroom guy.

Michael Calore: No, we do not.

Lauren Goode: Proper? No, we do.

Michael Calore: Anyway, please cross on.

Lauren Goode: We discuss it at all times.

Michael Calore: Proceed to sing my praises.

Lauren Goode: Mike’s like, please cross on.

Michael Calore: Please cross on.

Lauren Goode: Please proceed. He made this scrumptious spaghetti with capers and crimson pepper flakes. And what else was once in it? Onion.

Michael Calore: Tomato.

Lauren Goode: Neatly, tomato. Yeah. After which I feel possibly we had some vegan cheese on it. I indubitably had common parmesan. It was once so scrumptious. Boone, do you consider this? Yeah. Boone is nodding. He is nodding. Now not audibly. After which I went to your home and loved Thanksgiving closing 12 months with you and your spouse Hilery. And also you guys made a vegan “sidesgiving,” which was once completely scrumptious. And I ate the leftovers for approximately 3 days afterwards.

Michael Calore: Me too.

Joe Ray: The most productive a part of Thanksgiving.

Lauren Goode: So just right. The very best phase. There was once this cannellini bean dish.

Michael Calore: Oh sure.

Lauren Goode: And the stuffing was once improbable. After which Mike just lately came around to my position and we had been doing a little batch cooking for a chum of ours who wanted some meals and made this pasta e ceci. Am I pronouncing that appropriately?

Michael Calore: Yeah. Or—

Joe Ray: Ceci.

Michael Calore: It was once pasta e ceci.

Joe Ray: Oh.

Lauren Goode: It is pasta e ceci.

Michael Calore: Yeah. The beans had been chickpeas.

Lauren Goode: However you assert ceci  proper?

Michael Calore: Si, certo.

Lauren Goode: OK. Gosh, my Italian great-grandmother can be very dissatisfied in me at the moment. Did not discuss a phrase of English. However yeah, it is improbable. And I feel it is a New York Occasions recipe?

Michael Calore: It’s, yeah. It is tailored. Tailored.

Lauren Goode: It is so, so just right. So I have made it like 5 instances since then. After which, this additionally contains crimson pepper flakes and you’ll be able to be a bit bit beneficiant with them. The primary batch you made, Mike, there was once numerous spice in it. And so then I iced up it and by the point I opened it up and heated it up once more, the flavors had actually settled and it was once, wow. Simply thoughts blown.

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