Monthly Archives: June 2010

Recipezaar and me

The recipes I’m most proud of which I’ve posted on Recipezaar: Potato/Root Salad with Lima Beans This one was born out of a need to create something for a picnic that could withstand the heat of the day, allowing leftovers … Continue reading

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Clams and Shrooms, done somewhat Indian

Just a brief one today. I’d picked up some cardamom pods from The Silo on my departure from the Indian cooking class, got home and sniffed my spices as had been recommended — the ground cumin and the ground mace … Continue reading

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Indian Cooking Class Today

One of the first five or six cookbooks I ever got was An Invitation to Indian Cooking, by Madhur Jaffrey. (Two or three of the other books were gifts, at least one from my mother so I’d know how to … Continue reading

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Fluke Redux

The first fluke fillet was dealt with in a cooking episode as listed below.  Now, we go raw. I thawed the strip out, and before it was completely thawed,  sliced it as thinly as possible, coming into the flesh at … Continue reading

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Cilantro and Strawberries

Leaving the house for work earlier this week, as I passed by the the elevated rock garden, I happened to catch a whiff of cilantro.  Immediately I pulled my lunch out of the case, snipped off a few bits of … Continue reading

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Egg Me On

Mother’s famed deviled egg recipe used mayo, Dijon or Grey Poupon mustard, dill pickles and a bit of curry powder.   I love the stuffing out of it!  When I make these, I buy the smallest container of mayo I … Continue reading

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Ingredients:  Fluke fillet, baby baby bok choy, shallots, broccolini, shitake.  A little canola oil, a bit too much gyoza sauce (salty), lime juice. I’ve been bringing my lunches to work on most days.  Yes, we have a cafeteria, but I … Continue reading

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