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Pickled Chilis

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Pickled Chilis

summary: pickled chilis based on a recipe in “Beyond the Great Wall” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford; magnetic poetry isn’t just for the spring; Please remember to play your turn of Magnetic Poetry! All this fall, we haven’t been able to stop ourselves from grabbing a pair of scissors, walking out to the lane […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives… Iraqi Pink Rice

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

SAVEUR subscription offer

summary: going through our photo archives; recipe for Iraqi pink rice; one last (maybe) rant about SAVEUR Magazine; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) No!! No!! No!! I’m not going to renew my 3-year SAVEUR subscription! Why would I? At the rate they’re going, I feel sure that the magazine is […] Continue reading »

Just a hint of chocolate, eh? (BBB January 2014)

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

summary: recipe for Chocolate Prune Rolls; to knead or not to knead; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) January 2014 Do you love rich dark chocolate? Then this bread is for you! Last month we made bread […] Continue reading »

Any apples in that basket?

Friday, October 11th, 2013

summary: apples; fried apples; apple sauce; problems with ‘Joy of Cooking’ index and binding; information about Plated Stories and Not Far From the Tree; (click on images for more photos and larger views) Are you seeing apples everywhere right now? I am: on Jamie and Ilva’s blog, Plated Stories, at the market, hanging from trees, […] Continue reading »

Baba Ganoushe (is that the right spelling??)

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

summary: Eggplant and garlic spread; roasting little eggplants whole on the barbecue; ranting about ingredients in rice crackers; more ranting about our garden parsley, or lack thereof; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Eggplants Synonyms: aubergine = berenjena = brinjal = garden egg = egg apple = patlican = melongene = […] Continue reading »

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