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Curried Chicken and Zucchini

It seems that every time I go into one of the refrigerator freezers to find something interesting to cook, I have to move aside 1 or 2 packages of commissary skinless chicken breasts.  I don’t understand why my husband constantly … Continue reading

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Chicken and Quail Egg Masala

I woke up craving Indian food which was fortuitous because of the tomatoes in the  refrigerator that had seen the last of their salad days but were still good enough for a sauce. Today is our children’s 16th and 30th birthdays.  Happy … 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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Curried Lamb Leg with Roasted Vegetables

There was a sale on New Zealand lamb legs at Carrefour.   There was a lot of meat on sale after the holidays and it looks as if I’m in freezer trouble again.  Freezers are also on sale and I’m … Continue reading

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Somen Noodles with Not Quite Keema Curry

I had never heard of keema curry until I read about it on  Jono and Jules site http://jonoandjules.wordpress.com/2011/11/10/low-fat-keema-curry-raita/.  After doing a little research on the net and in my Indian cookbook, feeling contrary, I decided to make a curry with ground … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken Soup

I love the taste of leeks.   I don’t know why but somehow reading Frugal’s http://frugalfeeding.wordpress.com/ blog site made me think of a soup that I’ve never made, but heard about, cock-a-leekie.  I like the name.   Sounds Welsh-ish 🙂  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Grilled Curried Leg of Lamb and the Harpy

Bridget, the nice lady who helps me keep my 3 oven Lacanche stove shining, has gone on vacation to Portugal for 3 weeks.   Before she left, she told me that I should only use the ovens for gratins, tartes, … Continue reading

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