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Korean Meatballs

I am always a bit iffy about calling a recipe “nation” whatever because, invariably, there will be that person who writes to say “that is nothing like “nation” food!” so – consider that mebbe these are Korean inspired meatballs, but … Continue reading

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Birch Syrup Cod

While in Canada for a family wedding this spring, one of our cousins gave me this cool cook and travel book, “Feast – Recipes & Stories from a Canadian Road Trip.” It is a beautiful book, with recipes from one … Continue reading

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Another Take on My Terryaki

This is actually pretty close to my original Terryaki Sauce, but I’ve skipped the Tien Tsin Peppers and left the Szechuan Peppercorns whole; which, I believe, gave me a more flavorful, zippier Terryaki Sauce. All in all, very nice. I … Continue reading

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Best! Cranberry Relish

It is that time of year again. Time to make the cranberry relish. And not just any cranberry relish, no sirree. This is Julia Child’s recipe (well… ok… except for the Cointreau I’ve taken to adding of late) from Parade … Continue reading

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Mostarda With Dried Cherries and Apricots

This really lovely little concoction deserves real pride of place at your next gathering. Mostarda, an Italian mixture of mustard and wine and dried fruits has traditionally been used as a spread over meats – think your charcuterie board (and … Continue reading

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Asian BBQ Beef Burritos

This just looked too good not to try: thin (sammich sliced) sirloin steak, slow cooked in a pear, ginger, garlic, and tamari sauce rolled into a flour burrito with rice, fresh herbs, green onion, kimchee, and a spiced mayonnaise based … Continue reading

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Country Captain Chicken

So… I gave in. Long ago, I posted about Chicken in the Style of the Country Captain, a recipe I have been making since the 70’s. My version, from a newspaper food section, eschewed raisins and curry and almonds and … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Broccoli

Who says I can’t stir fry? Well, as a rule, I do; I often lack a certain strength of conviction to get my wok or stir fry pan hot enough over high enough heat. Thing is, this stir fry doesn’t … Continue reading

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Guinness Gingerbread

This dark, rich, spicy cake is a tasty treat at any time, but especially on these (often) cool, gray late winter days. Tho… when I say spicy, I have to admit that I think it could be more so. I … Continue reading

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Quick(ish) Kimchee

A quart of very nice kimchee – Korean style pickled cabbage – can be yours, home made (and better!) in a bit under seven hours – and most of that time is just letting the cabbage rest in, first: salt, … Continue reading

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