I Can’t Believe It’s Nut Butter

Having a little secret can be exhilarating. A low-stakes one, of the “no one in this room knows I ate cake for breakfast” variety, is fun expressly because it’s inconsequential. Feel mysterious! Hurt no one! In cooking, a secret ingredient provides me with that sense of mystique. Nothing puts a Cheshire cat grin on my…


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