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Raw Littleneck / Cherrystone Clams – Helpful Hint

I have to thank Dad for this one.  I have no idea if he learned this elsewhere, or if he discovered it on his ownsome.  This was just something he just DID. Procure your Fresh-in-the-Shell littleneck or cherrystone clams, and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Eggplant, Apple and Onion Casserole with Ras al Hanout

Casserole.  A word redolent of the ’50s and ’60s with maybe a glimpse into the ’70s. Dated.  Casseroles are dated.  Just like wood-stained kitchen cabinetry, and appliances that aren’t stainless steel.  (As in my kitchen!) Proud to own a “dated” … Continue reading

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Moroccan Mechoui (Slow Roasted Bone-In Lamb Leg)

And today I’m posting the Moroccan Leg of Lamb recipe promised last Friday.  It turned out very well.  I had a pot luck supper here, for five (one person had to bail at the last minute, so we were four).  … Continue reading

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Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

They’re called sweet potatoes, because they’re already sweet.  So, unless I’m planning on a dessert with them (such as a sweet potato pie), I’m not really interested in adding extra sugars.  I simply don’t see the point.  Besides, I love … Continue reading

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Bharwaan Mirchee – Stuffed Bell Peppers (Indian)

This recipe is from Indian Home Cooking, by Suvir Saran and Stephanie Lyness.  Some years back I attended a 3 hour hands-on cooking class taught by Suvir Saran and bought this book then.  (He autographed it, too.)  Apparently, it is … Continue reading

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Just Ducky, Part VI: Roasted Duck Legs, Cauliflower and Plum

Just got to love a duck. Just got to love going back and looking at old drafts, and discovering posts that were completed but were never… posted.  This one is a few years old.  So, no summary above the recipe … Continue reading

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Clear Rhode Island Clam Chowder

Being a proper New Englander (by residence, not by birth), I’m not really a fan of Manhattan clam chowder… I guess in part because the only good tomato-based soup (to my taste buds) is a good chunky chilled gazpacho. I’ll … Continue reading

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