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Delving into the Archives: Indonesian Potatoes with Chili Sauce

Friday, November 10th, 2017

summary: Keripik Kentang Balado (Fried Potatoes with Chili Sauce; using our neighbours’ hot hot hot chilis; going through our photo archives; more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; Since cancelling our long-standing subscription to SAVEUR magazine, we have been cherry picking past issues to have as reading material in the bathroom. (I love to read […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives: Thai Red Curry (WHB#408+x: Lime Leaf)

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

summary: delving into the archives; Thai red curry; is blogging passée? talking to myself; blaming FB; information about lime leaf and Weekend Herb Blogging; To all those out there in vacuum land Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #408+x: Kaffir Lime Leaf (Citrus hystrix) Over the past several months, I have been privately bemoaning the fact that […] Continue reading »

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 »

Not-blood orange salsa with avocado

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

summary: not-blood orange salsa from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; making substitutions; no blood oranges? …use navel oranges instead; using all the orange (except the pith); orange extract and orange sugar; Oranges aren’t exactly in season yet but when Canada Post delivered Jamie’s cookbook on Thanksgiving weekend, I couldn’t stop myself from buying a few […] Continue reading »

Chilis!! Get yer red hot chilis here!

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

summary: great neighbours; peach salsa; excerpt from ‘Kitchens of the Great Midwest’ by J. Ryan Stradal; chili syrup for ice cream; hot red chilis! The chilis are always redder and hotter on the other side of the fence. Aren’t they? In our case, it’s true. Late in the spring, I transplanted several different chili plants […] Continue reading »

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