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Easy Curried Chicken and Mirliton

My husband bought 4 mirliton squash (chayote) that kept giving me the eye every time I opened the refrigerator.  They were beginning to look grim, so I cooked them. This small squash (about the size of a large avocado), with edible … Continue reading

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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Fennel and Cucumber Pickles

I didn’t think much about cooking today.  I knew my husband would want the leftover duck gumbo again so there was nothing to think about.   I did make a lunch of mirliton hash browns with a fried egg sprinkled … Continue reading

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Shrimp Clemenceau a Ma façon

I like “Loosiana” cuisine and I like the way David Bridges does it!  I first “met” Dave when I stumbled upon his blog entitled Rooter to the Tooter with his delicious, incomparable, innovative take on Louisiana cookery.  His Sweetbread and Crawfish … Continue reading

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Mirliton Creole

Mirliton or chayote is an attractive, pale green squash that I first heard of and had in Haiti. Prepared roasted, boiled, sauteed or stuffed, even squash haters and children like this mild tasting vegetable. Feeling a bit run down and … Continue reading

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Roasted Travers de Porc with Mirliton Kohlrabi Casserole

It’s cold this morning, not cool, cold.  Should I take my UGGs out of the box again?  I shouldn’t complain; I could be living in the D.C. area, paralyzed from the heat and humidity, at risk, because who knows when one … Continue reading

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Mirliton a la Creole

Mirliton or chayote is a wonderful, mild flavored squash that I was first introduced to in Haiti.  Steamed, stuffed or mixed with spicy shrimp, mirliton is a vegetable that appeals to  most.  Or should.  Versatile, it can be eaten alone … Continue reading

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