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Kitchen Comforts: More flavor with flourless peanut butter cookies

LOS ANGELES - Comfort food is wrapped up in nostalgia and memories. From my Monterey Park childhood, it's dim sum on Sundays, black beans at Angela's after school, onigiri rice ball swaps at the lunch tables, tacos after basketball, ensaymada buns for breakfast, ginger-scallion fish for dinner, the perpetual scent of steamed rice hanging in my home.

As I grew up, the list of what constituted comfort food for me grew. My first-ever plate of mujadarra - rice and lentils with fried onions -

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