Launie K.

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Launie K. "AKA SteveHolt'sMtr" is a freelance writer/photographer in a "suburb" of Burlington, VT. She cooks big food in a small kitchen, and her husband and cats are tolerant of the fact that she plays the same Wilco and Son Volt albums over and over while pontificating about the beauty of cumin. Check out for more recipes and photos.

Recipe Sunday: Politically Comforting Chicken Enchiladas

(First, I want to give a huge shout out to the mods who run this place. It’s been a home for a lot of us for the last six years. You’ve seen us through joyful times and rough times – and given us belly laughs along the way. And thanks for letting us share recipes on Sunday. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for all you do.)

So, that happened. Aside from a personal loss or death in the family, I’ve never needed comfort food more than this week.

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Recipe Sunday: Homemade Chipotles in Adobo

Every Christmas, my husband gives me a big bag of different types of dried chilies to play with. Anchos, guajillos, pasillas, etc. Having dried peppers on hand means that I can just throw them in the mortar and pestle to combine with other spices for a quick add-in of flavor.

Who has two thumbs and loves dried chilies? This woman!

But today I came up with an idea, and to make the idea work – I needed chipotles in a tart and spicy adobo sauce. However, I realized I didn’t have any.

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