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Help Tsegaye! We Need Gurage Kitfo!

Having lived most of my working life in West Africa, my arrival in Ethiopia was a pleasant, educational and interesting surprise.  Of course I’d heard of Hailie Selassie and his successful heroic efforts, before the U.N. and the League of … Continue reading

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Mont d’Or

Mont d’or is a rich, unctuous cheese that is heated in the oven in it’s box until melted and bubbly.  Like it’s cousins, fondu and raclette, it’s eaten with baguette, cornichons, charcuterie and sometimes small, boiled potatoes.  If you’d like … Continue reading

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Chard, Cheese and Sausage Pie

I found this great idea for my contribution to our weekly friendship Sunday breakfast at the blog called I Breathe, I’m Hungry   Unfortunately, I neglected my own advice; read the recipe but think about what your results will likely be. … Continue reading

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Aubergine and Paneer Curry

Disgusted with digging in the refrigerator’s freezer bottom drawer, hunting things we remember buying but can’t find but discovering freezer burned meats, poultry and fish that we don’t remember buying but obviously did, we finally bought an upright, stand alone … Continue reading

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Indochine

In the early nineteenth century when the French referred to Indochine or what is now known as Southeast Asia, they were referring to Asian lands historically within the cultural influence of India.  It took me a long time to find … Continue reading

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Easy Sunday Brunch Casserole et al

Last week my husband and I, he who took a break from being un-retired in Haiti, motored down to Boston, a city I’ve never seen, to meet with a really cool medical specialist about my “pernicious anemia.”  Great trip all around! … Continue reading

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A Visit to the German Butcher

Whenever I start a sentence “A Visit”, I always think of a short story I read back in the day, “A Visit from the Footbinder”, by Emily Prager.  I really loved that story but that has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Chez Willie and Toutoune

Whenever I think of Mexican food, I think of my mother.  She wasn’t Mexican, but she could have been.  I’ve only had comparable or better Mexican food at old school Mexican cafes in California where nobody speaks English and there … Continue reading

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Coals to Newcastle

Our family was invited by neighbors to share some New Year’s Eve appetizers and a glass or two of sparkling wine in celebration of the coming year.  Of course I wanted to bring something to share. Caroline Romano and her … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Burrito

I’m not going to claim this as the breakfast burrito of all time, no.  It’s just my breakfast burrito, of this morning, of my mood and of the refrigerator.  Flour tortilla, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon, hot salsa and a … Continue reading

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