Monthly Archives: January 2015

Arriba! Arriba!

I follow Chica Andaluza’s blog because 1) she knows how to cook and 2) she knows how to eat.  Of course these are excellent reasons.  So that’s why. Her latest “drool worthy” recipe is Morrete de Setas or mushrooms and … Continue reading

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Fresh Borlotti Bean Blizzard Soup

According to the weathermen, we are in for an historic blizzard starting tonight.  The inhabitants of Boston and New York City are freaking out 😀 Not us!  In rural Pennsylvania, we laugh in the face of blizzards; ha, ha, ha, … Continue reading

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Twice Cooked Honey Roasted Duck Legs

I’ve found an Asian supply grocery!  It’s called Laos Asian Market.  Very old school with vegetables, fruits, rice and noodles scattered around the floor in boxes, multiple freezers and refrigerators, shelves bursting with condiments, flours, spices, tableware, baskets, chopsticks, etc. … Continue reading

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Walkabout Goat Curry

The inspiration for the Indian food today comes from Simply Vegetarian 777.  I don’t remember how I got to her site but once there I was immediately transfixed by her Mung Methi Dal with Garlic Tadka.  I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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Things Fall Apart

I actually made this black eyed pea/potato/meatball stew the day before yesterday but was so disgusted with the whole thing that I couldn’t be bothered to post it.  I decided to post today because I was bored and the pictures … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb

During the holidays, Wegmans had an incredible sale on lamb; refrigerated floor bins filled with legs and racks.  Good prices too.  Of course the sign just said “lamb.” A tedious search of the packaging finally turned up, in some of the … Continue reading

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Panko Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa

Today I wanted to try a new crab cake recipe and found one I thought I would like; a crispy crab cake, not overloaded with filler and including panko bread crumbs.  Sounded good. I had a can of hand-picked crab from … Continue reading

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