Cambridge, MA - 03/10/15 - Food blogger Jennifer Che makes Taiwanese beef stew on rice in her Cambridge home kitchen. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Section: FOOD Reporter: coop Slug: 25blogger

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In her tiny Cambridge kitchen, Jennifer Che made lo bah png, a Taiwanese meat sauce, serving it over rice with hard-cooked egg.

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