Libra: Loves comfort foods, like stews. Subtle, classical dishes, or warm, gently perfumed foods with sweet spices like cardamom or cinnamon.
For this beef stew, Jacques Pépin uses a special piece of the shoulder called the flatiron steak. This long, narrow piece is extremely lean, tender and moist, and it makes an ideal stew.
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To deepen the flavor of this lightly creamy, bacon-studded chowder, chef Wade Murphy at the Lisloughrey Lodge adds the briny cooking liquid from the mussels and clams.
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Alternative healers use star anise to fight cold and flu symptoms. Melissa Rubel Jacobson combines the licoricescented spice with cinnamon and gingerboth stomach soothersto flavor a restorative chicken-noodle soup.
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This moist cake, topped by a generous layer of cardamom-spiced, pecan-dotted crumbs, is a fabulous gift.
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To give this tequila smash an autumnal feel, Devlin DeVore adds apple juice ("apple" is manzana in Spanish) and cinnamon.
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