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Reviewing Dale Levitski’s “midwestern bistro” Frog N Snail this week, Mike Sula steered clear of its namesake dish, described on the current menu as “frog n snail, kale, leeks, green peppercorn ragout.” For some reason, this brought back a time years ago when, as a broke undergraduate with nothing in the fridge but a few shriveled scallions, I picked up the copy of Joy of Cooking I’d been given for my high school graduation and tried to distract myself.