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Goat Ojakhuri

I’ve been thinking a lot about “cabrit boucane” or Haitian, twice cooked goat.  Why?  because I had a package of goat cubes in the freezer.  Cabrit boucane is traditionally made by first boiling a cut up whole goat with spices, … Continue reading

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Don’t Go in the Kitchen

I set my scarf on fire while browning veal.  I looked down and there was a ball of fire on my chest!  It was funny, in a kind of sitcom way, but not.  I told my son about it and … Continue reading

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Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower

Everybody is roasting cauliflower these days, so my recipe is probably not unique.  I just wanted to show off my $5.00 Macy’s plate 😀  I ate this as a snack. Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic 1 1/2 cup cauliflower florets 1 … Continue reading

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Moroccan Style Tajine Chicken with Cauliflower Couscous

Couscous is not one of my favorite things.  I think it was because of all the West African Mechoui(s) (Mutton stuffed with couscous) I attended for receptions, births, marriages or whenever anyone wanted to celebrate anything.  The really elegant Mechoui(s) … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Casserole

I like cauliflower, broccoli and romanesco and so does the family.  My husband especially likes cauliflower mashed/smashed to resemble potatoes because he loves potatoes.  It’s an Irish thing. While I was washing the big, white, beautiful cauliflower from Fresh Paradise, … Continue reading

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Salmon with Cauliflower Puree

I’ve been fighting a losing battle against some kind of flu and my family has been eating some really garbagey things from the commissary; frozen pizza and lasagna, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese.   They didn’t mind but I did … Continue reading

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Dal Makhani

I know I’ve talked a little about my cook Abdoulaye Taonsa from Burkina Faso (Upper Volta).  He initially worked for me in Burkina and after that, each time I came back to West Africa, he would quit whatever job he … Continue reading

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The Color Purple

Just about everyone seems to be roasting cauliflower and I thought it was about time I jumped on the bandwagon.  I don’t know why I haven’t done this before, it is sooo good! Gratuitous picture of my darling, handsome husband with … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Gratin

This vegetable casserole was dictated by the Comte cheese in the freezer and the cauliflower and sweet potato in the refrigerator.  I’ve done a gratin like this with romanesco https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/empty-cupboard-syndrome-romanesco-and-sweet-potatoes/.  This time I decided to skip the bread crumbs and … Continue reading

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Oven Barbecued Chicken with Cauliflower Gratin

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m waiting for my husband to come home to “Spring-ize” my grills.  Word has it that it might be next month.  Until then it’s oven, stove top smoking or broiler.   A girl has got to … Continue reading

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