Category Archives: Cooking

Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmas) with Lamb

I’ve done the lamb variant twice now, and the vegan/vegetarian variant once.  I want to work with the vegan Dolmas a time or two more before I post that recipe; I found my venture to be a bit too “soggy”. … Continue reading

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GF Flourless Chocolate Cake

Probably my personal mottos, but: “Life is short.  Eat  fish and veggies first.”  – Anon?   “How can you have your meat if you don’t eat your pudding?” – Pink Floyd?   I had fourteen of us over at my new, … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Aroma Bar and Grill, Great Barrington, MA

Aroma Bar and Grill, Indian Restaurant 485 Main Street (Route 7), Great Barrington, MA On my way home from meeting a contractor in Pittsfield, I stopped to take a quick and inexpensive lunch at the Aroma Bar and Grill.  I’d eaten … Continue reading

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Dining Out: El Comalito, Amherst, MA

El Comalito (Mexican & Salvadorian), 460 West Street, Amherst MA The next two or three posts I’m making are dining out experiences.  I’m pretty busy packing and sorting my home in preparation for a move to be very kitchen-creative.  This dining … Continue reading

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April 1st: Mashed Sweet Green Peas with Shiitake

This is actually created in memory of the time when I was a child.  I looked at the platter of loathed green peas, and, using the logic of the Laws of Similarity, decided that mashing my peas might improve the … Continue reading

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Full Sized Crustless Quiche

Something like a month and a half ago, I’d signed up for a pot luck brunch.  I truly love the fun and creativity exhibited at these brunches.    I signed up to make a couple quiches.  Due to my whilst-dining-at-home gluten-free … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Cabbage & Bacon Stuffed Trout, for #FishFridayFoodies

I joined a challenge to come up with a seafood-based recipe for St. Patrick’s day.  I’d hoped to post this yesterday, but things came up, and besides my camera and my computer are reluctant these days to converse with one … Continue reading

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