Monthly Archives: May 2011

Oysters Two Ways: Kaki Furai and Baked with Garlic and Parsley

I’ve been dreaming of my mother’s fried oysters.   I just didn’t want to shuck any oysters.   There’s plenty of them in the open market, supermarket and in the new fish market across the street from the open market. … Continue reading

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Goma-ae Sesame and Spinach Salad

Japan Centre, a Japanese supply on line store, sent me an e-mail last night with this recipe. I didn’t intend to post today but I like spinach and the recipe was interesting, so I decided to just make the spinach, … Continue reading

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Griot with Sauce Ti Malice

“Two men, Ti-Malice and Bouki, are good friends. Bouki is gullible, while Ti-Malice is a prankster and more astute. Ti-Malice has meat for lunch everyday and Bouki just so happens to show up at Ti-Malice’s house every day around lunch … Continue reading

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Jade’s Dessert Day

Jade has the kind of body that skinny jeans were made for but some days she eats like a truck driver whose second job is in a cotton field.  Yesterday was one of those days. For breakfast she had the … Continue reading

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Haitian Poulet Creole with Pikliz

There’s something about these colors that make you want to go to a bar, order a “demi” bottle of Barbancourt and dance the meringue with a really old guy. Instead, I decided to make poulet creole and pikliz. Pikliz is … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Spinach and Genovese Pesto

Leclerc supermarket is showcasing Italian products, including two different kinds of prepared pesto; tomato and basil.   I usually like to make my own pesto but I’m also a sucker for imported foods, so I bought one of each.  Make … Continue reading

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Lazy Day Oven Roasted Spareribs

I had a couple of quarter slabs of spareribs in the freezer; I think I must have cut them from a pork belly.  I thought I’d do something easy for Jade’s dinner.   I rubbed the pieces with Emeril’s essence; … Continue reading

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