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Asian Hot Pot

I love this donabe pot.  Whenever it catches my eye, I immediately start to drool for a Japanese hot pot with homemade, seasoned dashi broth.  I really miss access to authentic ethnic restaurants; Ethiopian, Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Mexican, etc.  … Continue reading

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Anniversary Oxtails

September 9 was our 45th wedding anniversary.  Since it’s both dangerous and stupid to eat out in restaurants, also the food quality is not worth it, we decided to make and eat Asian style oxtails, which we both like. For … Continue reading

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New Zealand Lamb Shanks

New Zealand, baby!  Veal and lamb is rare in our town and I’ve never found the shank or “souris” of either here.  As far as New Zealand lamb goes, I believe I found some chops in Scranton labeled New Zealand … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Thighs and Roasted Vegetables

For a while, I was quite enthusiastic about boning fowl, pieces and whole.  Once I, foolishly,  boned a whole turkey; beautifully stuffed, but not an easy job.  Now a days I stick to pieces only,  like these marinated then grilled … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Fish Pie Parmentier

When I first saw Jamie Oliver’s article for fish pie I thought “meh.”  But then I read the recipe with ingredients and was once again impressed with the genius of Jamie.  The first time I made the recipe I was … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza

The first time I had Italian pizza was when we went to visit my husband’s family in Upstate New York.  Of course I’d had pizza in California all my life, but except for topping choices, California pizza like French pizza … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Shawarma

Shawarmas were one of the few, good fast foods we could find in the countries we lived in and traveled to while overseas.  In West Africa they were usually Lebanese, in England and Ireland they were Turkish or Greek.   The … Continue reading

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Posted in African, African, Cooking, Food and Wine, Greek, Lebanese, Recipes, Sandwich, turkish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Duck Breast Aquitaine

This recipe from the Aquitaine region of France is one of my favorites, perfectly blending the flavors of vanilla, balsamic velours/glaze, apples and butter sauteed onions with duck breast.  This enormous duck comes from the preferred duck breed in the … Continue reading

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Peach Ice Cream

I adore fruit ice creams and frozen yogurts.  Back in the day peach ice cream had peaches in it, in fact,  fruit ice creams had fruit in them, not some approximate, imitation color and flavor of the fruit.  Ice cream … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Chicken Curry

My neighbor Caroline gifted me with some lovely, small green tomatoes.  I immediately thought of green tomato curry.  Freshly ground spices lends welcome authenticity to this homemade, normally vegetarian dish, especially where there are no Indian restaurants worth speaking of. … Continue reading

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