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Spice Up Your Comfort Food

My blogging has really fallen off a cliff as of late, the real world has become so distracting I find it harder and harder to focus on writing, even though I think any distraction at this point would be an … Continue reading

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How Crazy Am I?

 Above is the menu of Thanksgiving, it was a “simple” meal, a kind of deconstruction of the traditional roast turkey spread.  the first two desserts were from David Lebovitz and I highly recommend you check out his site and make … Continue reading

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Apple Date Cake

This cake is so easy you still have time to make it for dinner tonight to impress all your friends.  Moist and redolent of apples this cake is pushed over the top by its brown sugar coconut topping.  Perfect with a … Continue reading

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What The Hell Is A Frog Eyed Salad?!

This is from the NYT, the most Googled Thanksgiving recipes in the country.  Whats’ your favorite.  It’s kind of a toss up between: Pig Pickin’ Cake, Funeral Potatoes and Frog Eyed Salad.  So many treats to pick from!

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What Are You Making For Thanksgiving?

I’m exhausted and just a little insane.  Maybe it’s compensatory overkill because I’m not making a Turkey with trimmings that I ended up making 4 deserts (5 if you include the quince that go with the ginger cake and could … Continue reading

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Lamb Meatballs with Red Onions, Tomatoes and Cumin

Fun silly video from The Perennial Plate folks whose partnership with Intrepid Travel has allowed them to broader their scopes in so many fascinating and entertaining ways (check out their Moroccan montage video below). Inspired by their trip to Moroccan … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving with Chopsticks

So somehow I am cooking for 16 people tomorrow.  The above menu is my version of easy  – or at least easy for Thanksgiving for 16 people.   I bought enough big Chinese soup bowls and already had enough chopsticks … Continue reading

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