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Guyanese Pepperpot with Oxtails

We were introduced to Guyanese (where they drank the Kool-aid) pepperpot at our son’s house this Christmas by his partner who is originally from Guyana.  Guyanese pepperpot is a traditional Christmas beef stew made with aromatics and spices.  The stew … Continue reading

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Lamb Tajine with Potatoes and Chickpeas

I was browsing through Tastespotting the other day and I saw an absolutely, gorgeous, brick red tajine with chicken.  I immediately went into the garage and began a feverish search for my Moroccan tajine.   No joy.   Since everyone … Continue reading

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April in Paris: Eating and Shopping

A lady from Niger once told me, “you eat alone, you die alone”…..   I’m still thinking about that one.  However I do enjoy eating with others, whether I’m cooking at home or eating out at a restaurant.   Eating … Continue reading

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Of Curiosity, Curry, and Coffee Mills

I may lack a palate but my buddy, M. Parret, lacks curiosity; at least when it comes to food.  I must say that he and Madame P eat very well in the old school French way, but balk at new … Continue reading

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