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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 »

It turns out that cooked cabbage is delicious

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

summary: recipe for Indian-style cabbage with ginger and coconut; embracing vegetarian food; (click on image to see larger view) Like so many others, we are trying to reduce our meat intake. And we often choose to make vegetarian dinners. But our vegetarian dishes are not watery and bland. Or trying to mimic meat. Or tasteless […] Continue reading »

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