Tag Archives | savory

Trinidad Chicken Curry

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A few weeks back Pioneer Woman posted a recipe for Trinidadian Chicken.  At the same time, I was on a bit of a curry kick and knew that the recipe would be made sooner than later.  The meal was complete deliciousness, Marco and I gobbled it up with oohs and aahs and it made for perfect […]

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Meatless Monday: Two Asian-Inspired Sides

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Depending on where you live it’s either still the dead of winter with just a hint of spring around the corner or full on spring but with a few new vegetables hitting the produce section and the farmer’s market. Here are two great sides, perfect for any tofu dish or even a simple peanut noodle dish. The […]

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Ham and Potato Casserole

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Do you happen to have some leftover ham?  If you are not in the mood for split pea soup, this recipe is for you. We had this casserole a few weeks back.  Leftover Christmas ham needed to be used up and Marco brought home a ten pound bag of potatoes “from the county” following an ice […]

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Meatless Monday: Fatima’s Salad

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A few weeks back while visiting a friend, I perused her copy of Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant: Ethnic and Regional Recipes from the Cooks at the Legendary Restaurant, it is a book that has been on my shelf for almost 20 years.  My copy is signed by many of the authors, I remember attending their […]

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Versatile Chermoula Vinaigrette

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We are being teased here in Boulder with beautiful spring weather. The grill is enticing me outdoors and since there are only a few patches of snow left, I will embark. This is one of my all time favorite treatments for fish. With origins from northern Africa, chermoula is good on any fish. I had […]

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Meatless Monday – Bean and Cheese Tamales

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When we lived in the Mission district of San Francisco, there were always ladies hawking tamales up and down Mission street. The sound of “Tamales, Tamales, Tamales” still rings in my ears. Here in Colorado women come up to me in the parking lot of the grocery store with bags of tamales for sale. It […]

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Classic Lasagna (only easier)

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Searching for culinary shortcuts that do not alter quality is one of my most delicious hobbies.  This lasagna from the brilliant folks at Cook’s Illustrated has been passed on to countless friends and family members.  I found this dandy back in 2002.  They had me at hello with “really good lasagna on the table in under […]

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Variations on Butternut Squash Lasagne

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My brother-in-law, Jock, introduced me to this recipe over a year ago. It wasn’t until Mo and I were at the Shapiro’s holiday party for the Communications Strategy Group, that I too fell in love with this wonderful lasagne. Steven’s wife Tracey throws the best holiday party. She used the Denver based caterer Kristen Hanson. […]

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Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches for Game Day!

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Slow cookers and game day should go hand in hand.  This pulled pork recipe is one of our favorites, not only for the Superbowl, but also for weekend suppers and summer parties. Pulled Pork Sandwiches from Hannaford fresh Magazine January/February 2008 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup beer 2 (12-oz) bottles of your favorite […]

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Onion and Potato Tart

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The scene in It’s Complicated where Meryl Streep makes Pain au Chocolat with Steve Martin reminded me how much fun it is to cook with puff pasrty. This onion tart is a really easy and delicious; it goes well with any meat, with soup or alongside salad. It could also be cut into thin slices and served […]

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