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Dal Makhani and Murgh Masala

I love Indian dal with it’s varied lentils and spices, but my favorite is dal makhani which mixes urad dal (black lentil) with kidney beans.  The texture and spiciness makes me think of meatless chili. Overnight soaking prepares the beans … Continue reading

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Char Sui Lamb Chops with Turnips

  This past week of snow and below freezing temperatures has pretty much put paid to the herb garden this year 😦   However, the sage and rosemary are still fighting the good fight and I admire them for it, but … Continue reading

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Easy Napa Cabbage Stir Fry

An easy stir fry inspired by an attractive napa cabbage.  I added a hamburger steak with melted Swiss cheese for bulk and meat protein 😉 Napa Cabbage Stir Fry 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb with Herbs and Pasta

  Our American children spent most of their childhood and adolescence traveling and living in foreign countries.   Their tastes have always been sophisticated because, other than the occasional “boite” of Spaghetti-Os, they ate what we ate and were taught … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Udon Noodles

Because we like Asian spicy aubergine, I have made many variations of the recipe.  Today I used lean ground beef for the meat;  usually I use ground veal or pork but I had lean ground beef.  So that’s why 🙂 … Continue reading

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Beef Vegetable Soup

Sooo.  Yesterday I made a pot au feu broth to use for my fabulous pancake topped with sauteed foie gras and whatever else.  Today I made whatever else in the form of a beef vegetable soup using the broth and reserved … Continue reading

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Living in the City

I just realized something yesterday that all of you have probably knew.  Stuttgart is a city and not in a Paris kind of way.  It’s a city like Washington, D.C. or New York or Los Angeles.  Big, sprawling and impersonal. … Continue reading

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