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Delving into the Archives… Chilaquiles

Saturday, June 27th, 2015


summary: recipe for Chilaquiles; re-reading past issues of SAVEUR magazine; delving into our photo archives; Linden trees in blossom (click on image(s) to see more photos and larger views) There are as many recipes for chilaquiles as there are cooks who make them. – SAVEUR Magazine No. 78 (October 2004), 10th Anniversary Issue: “The Joy […] Continue reading »

Stir-fried beets, Indian style (WHB: curry leaf)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

summary: recipe for South Indian Beets (stir-fried beets and curry leaves) from a recipe in SAVEUR; problems with photographing Indian food so it looks good; information about curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) and WHB; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #447??: Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii) Not long ago, I […] Continue reading »

aloo paratha revisited (BBB November 2013)

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

summary: recipe for Aloo Paratha (Potato Stuffed Flatbread); a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) November 2013 Ah comfort food! Just the thing when it seems the world is turning upside down. When Karen murmured that she thought maybe we should make stuffed […] Continue reading »

An Amazing Spicerub with Dried Rosehips

Friday, July 26th, 2013

summary: recipe for Iraqi Chicken; a new (for us) spice rub with the surprise ingredient: dried rosehips; SAVEUR outdoes itself; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) I was sitting on the subway, reading Felicia Campbell’s memoire “Hearts and Minds” about her time as a soldier in Iraq included in the recent ‘grilling’ […] Continue reading »

chapli kebabs

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Mangoes and Curry Leaves Cover

summary: anardana is great in kebabs; mint is equally wonderful; our mint is alive and our chives are flowering! I love a good coffee table book that includes terrific text and recipes; brief review of “Green Mangoes and Curry Leaves” by Jeffery Alford and Naomi Duguid (click on images for larger views and more photos) […] Continue reading »

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