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Cabbage with Turmeric, Bacon and Tomatoes

  The vegetables in the refrigerator bins have been giving me accusatory looks for a while now.  It’s not like they’re people or anything, nor are they quite alive, just dying a slow ugly death in the refrigerator bin.  Not … Continue reading

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Butter Baked Chicken Thighs with Sauteed Red Cabbage

I always make butter baked chicken thighs because they are good and everyone is always pleased:  Salt, pepper, dust with flour, 1 tbsp butter melted in a roasting pan, bake skin side down for 25 minutes in a 425 F oven, … Continue reading

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Salmon, Cabbage and Fennel

So many things going on in my life, I’m a little distracted.  I attended the fantastic Sens Medieval Fair over the weekend and have so many pictures that it’s going to take me a while to get them into a … Continue reading

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Easy Bento Box Fillers

I think the best fillers I’ve ever tasted in bento boxes were Japanese; flavors and colors complimenting each other.  However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have an attractive, appetizing box using whatever you normally eat or have on hand. … Continue reading

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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … Continue reading

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Border Crossings

Having spent more than half our lives in foreign countries, many of them African, we’ve crossed a few borders.  In West Africa, we loved to hop in the car and travel to a neighboring country for 3-4 days.  Border crossing … Continue reading

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Braised Cornish Game Hen

Yesterday my husband brought some Cornish game hens home from the commissary. Oops!  Couldn’t be bothered.  I quartered a Cornish game hen, browned it and braised it with cabbage, because I had cabbage.  It was surprisingly good for so little … Continue reading

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