Category Archives: Vegetables

Steamed Bok Choy with Spicy Oyster Sauce

My sister asked if I would make my recipe for steamed bok choy and then, as it so often does, one thing led to another. I had some mini Japanese eggplant, ground lamb and fresh udon noodles. There was really … Continue reading

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Easy Curried Chicken and Mirliton

My husband bought 4 mirliton squash (chayote) that kept giving me the eye every time I opened the refrigerator.  They were beginning to look grim, so I cooked them. This small squash (about the size of a large avocado), with edible … Continue reading

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Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I like sweet potatoes and yams.  West Africa has a kind of sweet potato that is white inside instead of orange.  I like that too 🙂  But I don’t care much for sweet potato fries with the added coating to … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Curry

My neighbor Caroline asked me last night if I was interested in some green tomatoes from her father’s garden.  Of course I was!  Dreaming of fried green tomatoes.  She told me that she would drop them off this morning and say … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Chicken and Spinach

Hot diggity!  This was really the best spicy aubergine I’ve made!  The “hot diggity” is an expression I learned from my mother; country Texas backwoods  but not deplorable 😀 Anyway, I don’t know if it was the superior quality of the … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Chicken with Asparagus

Usually when I do a honey mustard flavored meat/fish dish, I use the mixture as a marinade before grilling or oven roasting.  This time I had some young asparagus and wondered if I could substitute a honey mustard sauce drizzled on top, … Continue reading

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Baked Pork Chop with Cabbage

Tragically, my little black Le Creuset omelette pan is in France 😦  I thought, no problem, I’ll get another for the house here.  Unfortunately, I cannot find a black cast iron Le Creuset omelette pan anywhere!  The only thing I found … Continue reading

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