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Cooking with Brian: Pork Char Sui

For over a year now, our family who believe in science and the Co-Vid Virus have been practicing mitigation; masks, social distancing, avoiding crowded areas, visiting no one and accepting no invitations to visit.  Our son works from home and … Continue reading

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Sonora Gallina Pinta

I was so excited when I found this used cook book by Diana Kennedy, “The Cuisines of Mexico.”   Ms. Kennedy lived many years in Mexico with her husband who worked as a New York Times correspondent. Through regional travel, tasting … Continue reading

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Pork Stir Fry with Miso Sauce

I remember when stir frys became popular.  I bought a wok, utensils and an how to book on stir frying.  It took years before I realized that stir-frying just wasn’t that complicated. All that’s needed is your choice of oil, … Continue reading

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Char Sui Pork and Asian Slaw Hero

Char sui pork is something I love to make in the oven because of the S hooks my husband recommended.  Years ago, I saw char sui being prepared somewhere in Asia over an outdoor pit, hanging from an indescribable metal … Continue reading

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Posole/Pozole

This is probably the best posole/pozole I’ve ever made!  It tastes like the Mexican food of my childhood; spicy hot, thick and rich.  I’ve finally found some “correct”  chili powder and all my other spices and herbs are newly purchased, … Continue reading

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Banh Mi

There is actually a pretty good place in Honesdale to get a banh mi Vietnamese sandwich.  A little pricey for what you get but it’s good and the taste is “correct”.  I believe they offer the sandwich with chicken or … Continue reading

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Ibushi Gin

Japanese cuisine fascinates me because of it’s attention to presentation as well as flavors and it’s unique style of food preparation.  I’m not talking about sushi which is, and rightly so when prepared by master sushi chefs, the very expensive … Continue reading

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Oven Barbecued Spareribs with Aunt Kay’s Beans

I experienced my first blizzard!  So exciting, but the dog really didn’t want to go outside at all and had to be cruelly forced outside to take care of her needs.  Her doghouse did not tempt her and she went … Continue reading

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Secret Sauce Braised Country Spareribs

I looked in the refrigerator yesterday and re-noticed a measuring cup with plastic wrap on top and 3/4 filled with some dark liquid stuff.  I re-heated it in the microwave and tasted it. Good taste, whatever it was. I sliced a … Continue reading

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Pork Stir Fry with Soba Noodles

I saw some not so baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms and broccoli rabe at the dreaded Weiss Supermarket, and because they looked acceptably fresh, I bought them.  God knows their provenance; I decided not to freak myself out by looking for “product of” tags. What … Continue reading

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